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Wuthering Heights
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  • You cannot deny that you entered my house of your own accord, in contempt of his injunctions to the contrary.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • You are not so bewitched, ma'am, are you, as to remain with him of your own accord?'  (not reviewed by editor)

  • 'She went of her own accord,' answered the master; 'she had a right to go if she pleased.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • …park and garden, always silent, and almost always in tears; and her brother shut himself up among books that he never opened — wearying, I guessed, with a continual vague expectation that Catherine, repenting her conduct, would come of her own accord to ask pardon, and seek a reconciliation — and SHE fasted pertinaciously, under the idea, probably, that at every meal Edgar was ready to choke for her absence, and pride alone held him from running to cast himself at her feet; I went…  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The Lintons heard us, and with one accord they shot like arrows to the door; there was silence, and then a cry, "Oh, mamma, mamma!  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: reached an accord
as in: according to, or in accord with
as in: done of her own accord
as in: accord her the respect deserved
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