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But Sir John's satisfaction in society was much more real; he delighted in collecting about him more young people than his house would hold, and the noisier they were the better was he pleased. He was a blessing to all the juvenile part of the neighbourhood, for in summer he was for ever forming parties to eat cold ham and chicken out of doors,...
In the extended passage of which this quote is a part, what is the situation in comparison to which, Sir John's satisfaction is "much more real?"