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disposition
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disposition
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As You Like It
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  • dost thou think, though I am caparisoned like a man, I have a doublet and hose in my disposition?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But come, now I will be your Rosalind in a more coming-on disposition; and ask me what you will, I will grant it.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Gentle cousin, Let us go thank him, and encourage him: My father's rough and envious disposition Sticks me at heart.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I am given, sir, secretly to understand that your younger brother, Orlando, hath a disposition to come in disguis'd against me to try a fall.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • …awn dry, Lay couching, head on ground, with cat-like watch, When that the sleeping man should stir; for 'tis The royal disposition of that beast To prey on nothing that doth seem as dead: This seen, Orlando did approach the man, And found it was his brother, his elder brother.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Fair sir, I pity her, And wish, for her sake more than for mine own, My fortunes were more able to relieve her: But I am shepherd to another man, And do not shear the fleeces that I graze: My master is of churlish disposition, And little recks to find the way to heaven By doing deeds of hospitality: Besides, his cote, his flocks, and bounds of feed, Are now on sale; and at our sheepcote now, By reason of his absence, there is nothing That you will feed on; but what is, come see, And in…  (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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