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  • Elinor used to tell her sisters that she married me for my ugliness—it was so various and amusing that it had quite conquered her prudence.
  • I must remind you that it is not your own prudence or judgment that has enabled you to keep your place in the trade.
  • Not without prudential considerations, however.
  • She had been magnanimous enough to renounce all pride in teapots or children’s frilling, and had never poured any pathetic confidences into the ears of her feminine neighbors concerning Mr. Garth’s want of prudence and the sums he might have had if he had been like other men.
  • He did not share her warm interest, however; and only spoke with resignation of the risks attendant on the beginning of medical practice and the desirability of prudence.
  • "I have no power of prophecy there," said Mr. Farebrother, who had been puffing at his pipe thoughtfully while Lydgate talked; "but as to the hostility in the town, you’ll weather it if you are prudent."
  • Mr. Brooke nodded, saying, "Yes; to Ladislaw," and then fell into a prudential silence.
  • This sociability seemed a necessary part of professional prudence, and the entertainment must be suitable.
  • Should you call it bad news to be told that you were to live at Stone Court, and manage the farm, and be remarkably prudent, and save money every year till all the stock and furniture were your own, and you were a distinguished agricultural character, as Mr. Borthrop Trumbull says—rather stout, I fear, and with the Greek and Latin sadly weather-worn?
  • "How am I to be prudent?" said Lydgate, "I just do what comes before me to do.

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  • She was promoted to manager because she is so prudent.
  • Courage is dangerous without prudence.

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