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reign
Used in
Emma
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  • And woman, lovely woman, reigns alone.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Lord of the earth and sea, he bends a slave, And woman, lovely woman, reigns alone.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Man's boasted power and freedom, all are flown; Lord of the earth and sea, he bends a slave, And woman, lovely woman, reigns alone.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The weather continued much the same all the following morning; and the same loneliness, and the same melancholy, seemed to reign at Hartfield—but in the afternoon it cleared; the wind changed into a softer quarter; the clouds were carried off; the sun appeared; it was summer again.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was a style of beauty, of which elegance was the reigning character, and as such, she must, in honour, by all her principles, admire it:—elegance, which, whether of person or of mind, she saw so little in Highbury.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: She reigned over England
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