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Sense and Sensibility
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  • The real state of things between Willoughby and her sister was so little known to herself, that in endeavouring to explain it, she might be as liable to say too much as too little.
  • Surely, after doing so, she cannot be imagined liable to any impression of sorrow or of joy on his account— she cannot be interested in any thing that befalls him.

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as in: is legally liable Define
held legally responsible
as in: she is liable to Define
likely to; or maybe going to
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