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  • Fanny, having been sent into the village on some errand by her aunt Norris, was overtaken by a heavy shower close to the Parsonage; and being descried from one of the windows endeavouring to find shelter under the branches and lingering leaves of an oak just beyond their premises, was forced, though not without some modest reluctance on her part, to come in.
  • I think the house and premises may be made comfortable, and given the air of a gentleman’s residence, without any very heavy expense, and that must suffice me; and, I hope, may suffice all who care about me."

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as in: the premise of the argument Define
something assumed to be true that can be used to build a logical argument
as in: the premise of the story Define
something that provides context -- such as the underlying situation in a situation comedy
as in: she premised her comments by... Define
provide a preface or introduction
as in: located on the premises Define
land and buildings together -- especially of a business or organization
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