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disposition
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The Scarlet Letter
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disposition
Used in
The Scarlet Letter
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  • As a final disposition I contemplate depositing them with the Essex Historical Society.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And this, moreover, was a mother's estimate of the child's disposition.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Here, one would suppose, might have been sorrow enough to imbue the sunniest disposition through and through with a sable tinge.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • They were now illuminated by the morning radiance of a young child's disposition, but, later in the day of earthly existence, might be prolific of the storm and whirlwind.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Pearl, in utter scorn of her mother's attempt to quiet her, gave an eldritch scream, and then became silent, not from any notion of obedience, but because the quick and mobile curiosity of her disposition was excited by the appearance of those new personages.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Even had there been a disposition to turn the matter into ridicule, it must have been repressed and overpowered by the solemn presence of men no less dignified than the governor, and several of his counsellors, a judge, a general, and the ministers of the town, all of whom sat or stood in a balcony of the meeting-house, looking down upon the platform.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a disposition to learn
as in: a kind disposition
as in: disposition of the matter
as in: disposition of the assets
as in: strategic troop disposition
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