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stipulate -- as in: she stipulated
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David Copperfield
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  • To render his visits the more agreeable, my aunt had instructed me to open a credit for him at a cake shop, which was hampered with the stipulation that he should not be served with more than one shilling’s-worth in the course of any one day.
  • We must have had some, because Dora stipulated that we were never to be married without her papa’s consent.
  • All that she, Mrs. Crupp, stipulated for, was, that she should not be ’brought in contract’ with such persons.
  • The caul was won, I recollect, by an old lady with a hand-basket, who, very reluctantly, produced from it the stipulated five shillings, all in halfpence, and twopence halfpenny short — as it took an immense time and a great waste of arithmetic, to endeavour without any effect to prove to her.
  • We must make this a most express and serious stipulation, not to be broken on any account.
  • Still more so, by the stipulation of implicit confidence which I beg to impose.
  • Although we appeared at the stipulated place a quarter of an hour before the time, we found Mr. Micawber already there.
  • We both recommended a small sum in money, and the payment, without stipulation to Mr. Micawber, of the Uriah claims as they came in.
  • We were disposed, notwithstanding Mr. Micawber’s stipulation for my aunt’s attendance, to arrange that she should stay at home, and be represented by Mr. Dick and me.
  • The ’young gal’ was re-engaged; but on the stipulation that she should only bring in the dishes, and then withdraw to the landing-place, beyond the outer door; where a habit of sniffing she had contracted would be lost upon the guests, and where her retiring on the plates would be a physical impossibility.
  • ’With respect to the pecuniary assistance enabling us to launch our frail canoe on the ocean of enterprise, I have reconsidered that important business-point; and would beg to propose my notes of hand — drawn, it is needless to stipulate, on stamps of the amounts respectively required by the various Acts of Parliament applying to such securities — at eighteen, twenty-four, and thirty months.

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  • That seemed to be his only stipulation.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Elite
  • " After reading Lincoln’s Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction in December, 1863, which stipulated southern acceptance of emancipation as a condition of peace, another Arkansas soldier, a planter, wrote his wife that Lincoln not only wanted to free the slaves but also "declares them entitled to all the rights and privileges as American citizens.
    James M. McPherson  --  What They Fought For - 1861-1865

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