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  • How had she sunk into this struggle with a temptation that she would once have thought herself as secure from as from deliberate crime?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Tom waited less nervously than he had done on a former occasion in this apartment, while his uncle took out his snuff-box and gratified each nostril with deliberate impartiality.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Plotting covetousness and deliberate contrivance, in order to compass a selfish end, are nowhere abundant but in the world of the dramatist: they demand too intense a mental action for many of our fellow-parishioners to be guilty of them.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "You'll just step up to Torry's now, Mr. Spence, will you?" said Mr. Deane, and the clock suddenly became less loud and deliberate in Tom's ears.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • There was at least this fruit from all her years of striving after the highest and best,—that her soul though betrayed, beguiled, ensnared, could never deliberately consent to a choice of the lower.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It is clear to you, I hope, that Stephen was not a hypocrite,—capable of deliberate doubleness for a selfish end; and yet his fluctuations between the indulgence of a feeling and the systematic concealment of it might have made a good case in support of Philip's accusation.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The swiftest pace and the shortest road took him to the gate, and he was pausing to open it deliberately, that he might walk into the house with an appearance of perfect composure, when Maggie came out at the front door in bonnet and shawl.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I have caused sorrow already—I know—I feel it; but I have never deliberately consented to it; I have never said, 'They shall suffer, that I may have joy.'  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Kept aloof from all practical life as Philip had been, and by nature half feminine in sensitiveness, he had some of the woman's intolerant repulsion toward worldliness and the deliberate pursuit of sensual enjoyment; and this one strong natural tie in his life,—his relation as a son,—was like an aching limb to him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Aunt Pullet half-opened the shutter and then unlocked the wardrobe, with a melancholy deliberateness which was quite in keeping with the funereal solemnity of the scene.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Yes, sister," she said deliberately, "this is a changing world, and we don't know to-day what may happen tomorrow.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "I will not begin any future, even for you," said Maggie, tremulously, "with a deliberate consent to what ought not to have been.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: deliberate insult
as in: need to deliberate
as in: a deliberate thinker
as in: with all deliberate speed
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