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  • Known to have some influence with her sister, she was continually requested, or at least receiving hints to exert it, beyond what was practicable.
  • Vague wishes of getting Sarah thither, had occurred before to Mrs Musgrove and Henrietta; but without Anne, it would hardly have been resolved on, and found practicable so soon.
  • , and their surprise at his accounts, at learning the degree of accommodation and arrangement which was practicable, drew from him some pleasant ridicule, which reminded Anne of the early days when she too had been ignorant, and she too had been accused of supposing sailors to be living on board without anything to eat, or any cook to dress it if there were, or any servant to wait, or any knife and fork to use.

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  • a dangerous, but practicable plan
  • Investment based on genuine long-term expectation is scarcely practicable in the current political environment.

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