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  • Poor Miss Bates may very likely have committed her niece and hurried her into a greater appearance of intimacy than her own good sense would have dictated, in spite of the very natural wish of a little change.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • A thousand and a thousand thanks for all the kindness you have ever shewn me, and ten thousand for the attentions your heart will dictate towards her.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: dictate to a stenographer
as in: a dictator dictates
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