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succession
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Sense and Sensibility
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  • To him therefore the succession to the Norland estate was not so really important as to his sisters; for their fortune, independent of what might arise to them from their father’s inheriting that property, could be but small.
  • As these considerations occurred to her in painful succession, she wept for him, more than for herself.
  • All that could be done was, to sit down at that end of the counter which seemed to promise the quickest succession; one gentleman only was standing there, and it is probable that Elinor was not without hope of exciting his politeness to a quicker despatch.

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  • She survived a succession of catastrophes.
  • Some investors are nervous that the founder and CEO is elderly, but others are comforted by a rigorous succession plan.

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