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liable
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Emma
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liable
Used in
Emma
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  • — A few words which dropped from him yesterday spoke his opinion, and some censure I acknowledge myself liable to.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • and she was sorry to find from Mrs. Goddard that Harriet was liable to very bad sore-throats, and had often alarmed her with them.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And as I looked at her, though I never saw her appear to more advantage, it struck me that she was heated, and would therefore be particularly liable to take cold.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Vanity, extravagance, love of change, restlessness of temper, which must be doing something, good or bad; heedlessness as to the pleasure of his father and Mrs. Weston, indifferent as to how his conduct might appear in general; he became liable to all these charges.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Churchill's state, however, as many were ready to remind her, was liable to such sudden variation as might disappoint her nephew in the most reasonable dependence—and Mrs. Weston was at last persuaded to believe, or to say, that it must be by some attack of Mrs. Churchill that he was prevented coming.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Liable as you have been to severe colds, indeed you ought to be particularly careful, especially at this time of year.  (not reviewed by editor)

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