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liable
used in
Far from the Madding Crowd
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liable
Used in
Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • Yet I don't see that, because a man appears to be drowned and was not, he should be liable for anything.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • When a rake gambles away his expectations, the fact that it is an inconvenient debt doesn't make him the less liable.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Moreover, it was not at all unlikely that his wife would fail at her farming, if she had not already done so; and he would then become liable for her maintenance: and what a life such a future of poverty with her would be, the spectre of Fanny constantly between them, harrowing his temper and embittering her words!  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: she is liable to
as in: is legally liable
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