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  • Mr. Micawber may have concealed his difficulties from me in the first instance, but his sanguine temper may have led him to expect that he would overcome them.
  • We might have been a party of Ogres, the conversation assumed such a sanguine complexion.
  • Miss Mills accepted this trust, too; but was not sanguine.
  • Walking along the street, reflecting upon the probability of something turning up (of which I am at present rather sanguine), I find a young but valued friend turn up, who is connected with the most eventful period of my life; I may say, with the turning-point of my existence.
  • Being assisted by a gentleman who not long ago aspired to the favour of your hand, I am sanguine as to that.’
  • Your old knowledge of me, my dear Mr. Copperfield, will have told you that I have not the sanguine disposition of Mr. Micawber.
  • Shall I ever forget how, in a moment, he was the most sanguine of men, looking on to fortune; or how Mrs. Micawber presently discoursed about the habits of the kangaroo!

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  • She argues that we’ve been too sanguine about the challenge in inner city schools.
  • Even the most sanguine reports point to an alarming trend.

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