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disposition
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Hard Times
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disposition
Used in
Hard Times
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  • 'Why, you see,' replied Mr. Bounderby, 'it suits my disposition to have a full understanding with a man, particularly with a public man, when I make his acquaintance.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Soon after dark they all three got in and started; the learned dog (a formidable creature) already pinning Bitzer with his eye, and sticking close to the wheel on his side, that he might be ready for him in the event of his showing the slightest disposition to alight.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was even the worse for her at this pass, that in her mind implanted there before her eminently practical father began to form it a struggling disposition to believe in a wider and nobler humanity than she had ever heard of, constantly strove with doubts and resentments.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: strategic troop disposition
as in: a kind disposition
as in: disposition of the matter
as in: disposition of the assets
as in: a disposition to learn
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