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Mansfield Park
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  • Her affections were not acute, nor was her mind tenacious.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Fanny felt for him most acutely.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Mr. Yates felt it as acutely as might be supposed.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • A few moments of feverish enjoyment were followed by hours of acute suffering.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Her feelings were very acute, and too little understood to be properly attended to.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Her feelings, probably, were not acute; he had never supposed them to be so; but her comforts might not be less on that account; and if she could dispense with seeing her husband a leading, shining character, there would certainly be everything else in her favour.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Not less acutely was it felt by Fanny, who had edged back her chair behind her aunt's end of the sofa, and, screened from notice herself, saw all that was passing before her.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • More was not expected by one who, while seeing all the obligation and expediency of submission and forbearance, saw also with sympathetic acuteness of feeling all that must be hourly grating to a girl like Susan.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: acute vision
as in: acute pain
as in: an acute angle
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