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  • Hence he was not ready to frame excuses for this deliberate pursuit of small gains.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But these things with Fred outside them, Fred forsaken and looking sad for the want of her, could never tempt her deliberate thought.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She began now to live through that yesterday morning deliberately again, forcing herself to dwell on every detail and its possible meaning.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was one thing to look back on forgiven sins, nay, to explain questionable conformity to lax customs, and another to enter deliberately on the necessity of falsehood.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • His mind also was tumultuously busy while he watched her, and he was feeling rather wildly that something must happen to hinder their parting—some miracle, clearly nothing in their own deliberate speech.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It is that you will let me know, deliberately, whether, in case of my death, you will carry out my wishes: whether you will avoid doing what I should deprecate, and apply yourself to do what I should desire.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She had never deliberately allowed her resentment to govern her in this way before, but she believed now that she could not see him again without telling him the truth about her feeling, and she must wait till she could do it without interruption.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "I should think it is," said Mr. Featherstone, locking his box and replacing it, then taking off his spectacles deliberately, and at length, as if his inward meditation had more deeply convinced him, repeating, "I should think it handsome."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But he had deliberately incurred the hindrance, having made up his mind that it was now time for him to adorn his life with the graces of female companionship, to irradiate the gloom which fatigue was apt to hang over the intervals of studious labor with the play of female fancy, and to secure in this, his culminating age, the solace of female tendance for his declining years.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The inclinations which he had deliberately stated on the 2d of October he would think it enough to refer to by the mention of that date; judging by the standard of his own memory, which was a volume where a vide supra could serve instead of repetitions, and not the ordinary long-used blotting-book which only tells of forgotten writing.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Hardly," returned Bulstrode, in the same deliberate, silvery tone; "except by some changes of plan.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: deliberate insult
as in: need to deliberate
as in: a deliberate thinker
as in: with all deliberate speed
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