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  • You must give him your own answer: we cannot expect him to be satisfied with less; and you only can explain to him the grounds of that misconception of your sentiments, which, unfortunately for himself, he certainly has imbibed.
  • Lady Bertram could think nothing less, and Fanny shared her aunt’s security, till she received a few lines from Edmund, written purposely to give her a clearer idea of his brother’s situation, and acquaint her with the apprehensions which he and his father had imbibed from the physician with respect to some strong hectic symptoms, which seemed to seize the frame on the departure of the fever.

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  • I declined the snort, not out of any real reticence but because in those days I imbibed only cheap American beer.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Moreover, slaves are like other people, and imbibe prejudices quite common to others.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

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