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  • "But how do you and your neighbour get on about the disputed right of way?" said Mr. Jarndyce.
  • Among them, and prominent in some dispute, was the father of the little child.
  • No one disputed the will; no one disputed anything but whether part of that three hundred pounds had been already paid or not.
  • No one disputed the will; no one disputed anything but whether part of that three hundred pounds had been already paid or not.
  • To hear him laugh and see the broad good nature of his face then, one might have supposed that he had not a care in the world, or a dispute, or a dislike, but that his whole existence was a summer joke.
  • Entering the park, almost immediately by the disputed ground, we pursued a pleasant footpath winding among the verdant turf and the beautiful trees until it brought us to the church-porch.
  • Under one of the wills in dispute, I should take much more than he.
  • I do not dispute your hypothetical case.
  • C. takes certain interests under certain wills disputed in the suit.
  • Mr. Vholes, with a noiseless cough—or rather gasp—into one of his black gloves, inclined his head as if he did not wholly dispute even that.
  • He seemed about to dispute this designation of himself when he was seized with a violent fit of coughing.
  • On one side of it was the terrible piece of ground in dispute, where Mr. Boythorn maintained a sentry in a smock-frock day and night, whose duty was supposed to be, in cases of aggression, immediately to ring a large bell hung up there for the purpose, to unchain a great bull-dog established in a kennel as his ally, and generally to deal destruction on the enemy.
  • I was not surprised to observe Mr. Kenge inclined to dispute what he said before he had said much, for I knew that no two people ever did agree about anything in Jarndyce and Jarndyce.
  • Similarly, Mr. Boythorn continues to post tremendous placards on the disputed thoroughfare and (with his bird upon his head) to hold forth vehemently against Sir Leicester in the sanctuary of his own home; similarly, also, he defies him as of old in the little church by testifying a bland unconsciousness of his existence.
  • ) inquired whether I was my father’s son, about which there was no dispute at all with any mortal creature.
  • I am sorry that any local disputes of Sir Leicester’s—they are not of his seeking, however, I believe—should render it a matter of some absurd difficulty to show you any attention here."

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  • She disputes his claim.
  • The area has long been a source of dispute between India and Pakistan.

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