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Bleak House
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  • I should wish it to be so deliberately said, and so deliberately considered.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I should wish it to be so deliberately said, and so deliberately considered.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • With two ladies in the coach, this scoundrel has deliberately delayed his arrival six and twenty minutes.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • If you ever say less than this, you will be guilty of deliberate falsehood to me.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Deliberately!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Shall I shake that faith in Bucket because I want it myself; shall I deliberately blunt one of Bucket's weapons; shall I positively paralyse Bucket in his next detective operation?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I should amend that phrase, however, by saying that he had unquestionably died of his own act, though whether by his own deliberate intention or by mischance can never certainly be known.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She remained perfectly still until the carriage had turned into the drive, and then, without the least discomposure of countenance, slipped off her shoes, left them on the ground, and walked deliberately in the same direction through the wettest of the wet grass.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Some other prospect has opened to him, perhaps?" said I. "Why—yes—perhaps," returned my guardian, beginning his answer in a very deliberate manner.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Now, whether she became my lodger, Sir Leicester Dedlock, with any deliberate intention then of doing this deed and blinding me, I give no opinion on; but she lived in my house in that capacity at the time that she was hovering about the chambers of the deceased Mr. Tulkinghorn with a view to a wrangle, and likewise persecuting and half frightening the life out of an unfortunate stationer.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Mr. Bucket stops and deliberately repeats, "Ought to have been her husband, not a doubt about it.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "I can tell you, George," replies the ironmaster deliberately, "how it is not to be brought about, which I hope may answer the purpose as well.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Why, it matters this much, mistress," says the lawyer, deliberately putting away his handkerchief and adjusting his frill; "the law is so despotic here that it interferes to prevent any of our good English citizens from being troubled, even by a lady's visits against his desire.  (not reviewed by editor)

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