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Definitionbehave in a certain manner
- His deportment would have been fierce in a butcher or a brandy-merchant.Chapters 25-27 (81% in)
- I pass over Mr. Wickfield's proposing my aunt, his proposing Mr. Dick, his proposing Doctors' Commons, his proposing Uriah, his drinking everything twice; his consciousness of his own weakness, the ineffectual effort that he made against it; the struggle between his shame in Uriah's deportment, and his desire to conciliate him; the manifest exultation with which Uriah twisted and turned, and held him up before me.Chapters 37-39 (90% in)
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