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compliance
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Sense and Sensibility
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  • Her sister’s earnest, though gentle persuasion, however, soon softened her to compliance, and Elinor saw her lay her aching head on the pillow, and as she hoped, in a way to get some quiet rest before she left her.
  • Mrs. Dashwood WOULD sit up with her all night; and Elinor, in compliance with her mother’s entreaty, went to bed.
  • …was necessary to herself, that she should want him to play at piquet of an evening, while Miss Dashwood was above with her sister, &c. she urged him so strongly to remain, that he, who was gratifying the first wish of his own heart by a compliance, could not long even affect to demur; especially as Mrs. Jennings’s entreaty was warmly seconded by Mr. Palmer, who seemed to feel a relief to himself, in leaving behind him a person so well able to assist or advise Miss Dashwood in any…

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  • Our policy is in compliance with the law.
  • The improvements will bring us into compliance.

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