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dispose
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Jane Eyre
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  • At this moment I am not disposed to accost her.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I am disposed to be as content as a queen, and you try to stir me up to restlessness!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Young lady, I am disposed to be gregarious and communicative to-night.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Still she had her merits; and I was disposed to appreciate all that was good in her to the utmost.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I should have been afraid to touch a horse when alone, but when told to do it, I was disposed to obey.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I must enjoy them now; don't recall either my mind or body to the school; I am out of it and disposed for full holiday.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The servants were called in, the dining-room tables wheeled away, the lights otherwise disposed, the chairs placed in a semicircle opposite the arch.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I resisted all the way: a new thing for me, and a circumstance which greatly strengthened the bad opinion Bessie and Miss Abbot were disposed to entertain of me.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • As to the mouth, it delights at times in laughter; it is disposed to impart all that the brain conceives; though I daresay it would be silent on much the heart experiences.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I found estimable characters amongst them characters desirous of information and disposed for improvement with whom I passed many a pleasant evening hour in their own homes.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I shall keep out of your way all day, as I have been accustomed to do: you may send for me in the evening, when you feel disposed to see me, and I'll come then; but at no other time.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The fact is, after my conflict with and victory over Mrs. Reed, I was not disposed to care much for the nursemaid's transitory anger; and I WAS disposed to bask in her youthful lightness of heart.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The fact is, after my conflict with and victory over Mrs. Reed, I was not disposed to care much for the nursemaid's transitory anger; and I WAS disposed to bask in her youthful lightness of heart.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Since I had ascertained that Rosamond really preferred him, and that her father was not likely to oppose the match, I less exalted in my views than St. John had been strongly disposed in my own heart to advocate their union.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I soon rose, quietly took off my bonnet and gloves, uninvited, and said I would just step out to Bessie who was, I dared say, in the kitchen and ask her to ascertain whether Mrs. Reed was disposed to receive me or not to-night.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She told me one evening, when more disposed to be communicative than usual, that John's conduct, and the threatened ruin of the family, had been a source of profound affliction to her: but she had now, she said, settled her mind, and formed her resolution.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Last January, rid of all mistresses in a harsh, bitter frame of mind, the result of a useless, roving, lonely life corroded with disappointment, sourly disposed against all men, and especially against all womankind (for I began to regard the notion of an intellectual, faithful, loving woman as a mere dream), recalled by business, I came back to England.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I have scarcely interchanged a syllable with one of them; and as to thinking well of them, I consider some respectable, and stately, and middle-aged, and others young, dashing, handsome, and lively: but certainly they are all at liberty to be the recipients of whose smiles they please, without my feeling disposed to consider the transaction of any moment to me.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "I am disposed to be gregarious and communicative to-night," he repeated, "and that is why I sent for you: the fire and the chandelier were not sufficient company for me; nor would Pilot have been, for none of these can talk.  (not reviewed by editor)

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