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The Mill on the Floss
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dispose
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • Still, it was clear that Mr. Deane was kindly disposed toward the Tullivers.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It's pleasant work for you to be giving my money away, as you've pretended to leave at my own disposal.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Lucy laughs, and the scissors are drawn off with gentle touches from tiny tips, which naturally dispose Mr. Stephen for a repetition da capo.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "But I can tell Mrs. Kenn that you have disposed of her goods very quickly," he added; "she will be very much obliged to you."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • In fact, if that attorney saw a respectable matron like herself disposed "to give him good words," why shouldn't he listen to her representations?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • A grand arch, cut in the upper wall at one end, surmounted an oaken orchestra, with an open room behind it, where hothouse plants and stalls for refreshments were disposed; an agreeable resort for gentlemen disposed to loiter, and yet to exchange the occasional crush down below for a more commodious point of view.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • A grand arch, cut in the upper wall at one end, surmounted an oaken orchestra, with an open room behind it, where hothouse plants and stalls for refreshments were disposed; an agreeable resort for gentlemen disposed to loiter, and yet to exchange the occasional crush down below for a more commodious point of view.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • …e up in the very nick of time; though here there was a slight dissidence, Mr. Deane remarking that he was not disposed to give much credit to the Prussians,—the build of their vessels, together with the unsatisfactory character of transactions in Dantzic beer, inclining him to form rather a low view of Prussian pluck generally.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Well, Bob," said Tom, with a slight air of patronage, the foregoing reminscences having disposed him to be as friendly as was becoming, though there was no part of his acquaintance with Bob that he remembered better than the cause of their parting quarrel; "is there anything I can do for you?"  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She had a way of not assenting at once to the observations current in good society, and of saying that she didn't know whether those observations were true or not, which gave her an air of gaucherie, and impeded the even flow of conversation; but it is a fact capable of an amiable interpretation that ladies are not the worst disposed toward a new acquaintance of their own sex because she has points of inferiority.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And certainly toward herself, whom he knew to have been a Miss Dodson, it was out of all possibility that he could entertain anything but good-will, when it was once brought home to his observation that she, for her part, had never wanted to go to law, and indeed was at present disposed to take Mr. Wakem's view of all subjects rather than her husband's.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And I am not sure that even honest Mr. Tulliver himself, with his general view of law as a cockpit, might not, under opposite circumstances, have seen a fine appropriateness in the truth that "Wakem was Wakem"; since I have understood from persons versed in history, that mankind is not disposed to look narrowly into the conduct of great victors when their victory is on the right side.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: dispose of the assets
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