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  • Sir Thomas, however, was truly happy in the prospect of an alliance so unquestionably advantageous, and of which he heard nothing but the perfectly good and agreeable.
  • Advantageous as would be the alliance, and long standing and public as was the engagement, her happiness must not be sacrificed to it.
  • It was an alliance which he could not have relinquished without pain; and thus he reasoned.
  • His daughters, he felt, while they retained the name of Bertram, must be giving it new grace, and in quitting it, he trusted, would extend its respectable alliances; and the character of Edmund, his strong good sense and uprightness of mind, bid most fairly for utility, honour, and happiness to himself and all his connexions.
  • Under any circumstances it would have been an unwelcome alliance; but to have it so clandestinely formed, and such a period chosen for its completion, placed Julia’s feelings in a most unfavourable light, and severely aggravated the folly of her choice.

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  • The Islamic governments formed an alliance to defeat Israel.
  • the shifting alliances within a large family

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