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  • He was in a great way of business; he had not the narrow notions of uncle Glegg; and he had risen in the world on a scale of advancement which accorded with Tom's ambition.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But your ideas and mine never accord, and you will not give way.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • We judge others according to results; how else?—not knowing the process by which results are arrived at.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And me her godmother, and so fond of her; there's nobody 'ud make a bigger fuss with her, according to what they've got.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • A Family Party Maggie left her good aunt Gritty at the end of the week, and went to Garum Firs to pay her visit to aunt Pullet according to agreement.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He was given too observing individuals, not to judging of them according to maxims, and no one knew better than he that all men were not like himself.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • For this reason—and for this only—I ask you to consider whether it will not perhaps be better for you to take a situation at a distance, according to your former intention.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Mr. Gore had been prevented by a sudden call of business from waiting at his office to see Mr. Tulliver, according to appointment, but would be at his office at eleven to-morrow morning, and meanwhile had sent some important information by letter.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • These narrow notions about debt, held by the old fashioned Tullivers, may perhaps excite a smile on the faces of many readers in these days of wide commercial views and wide philosophy, according to which everything rights itself without any trouble of ours.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The sense of mutual fitness that springs from the two deep notes fulfilling expectation just at the right moment between the notes of the silvery soprano, from the perfect accord of descending thirds and fifths, from the preconcerted loving chase of a fugue, is likely enough to supersede any immediate demand for less impassioned forms of agreement.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The little cherub Laura, not being an accomplished walker at present, had a ribbon fastened round her waist, by which Tom held her as if she had been a little dog during the minutes in which she chose to walk; but as these were rare, he was for the most part carrying this fine child round and round the garden, within sight of Mrs. Stelling's window, according to orders.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He had married "as kind a little soul as ever breathed," according to Mr. Riley, who had been acquainted with Mrs. Stelling's blond ringlets and smiling demeanor throughout her maiden life, and on the strength of that knowledge would have been ready any day to pronounce that whatever domestic differences might arise in her married life must be entirely Mr. Stelling's fault.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Chapter V. The Cloven Tree Secrets are rarely betrayed or discovered according to any programme our fear has sketched out.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: accord her the respect deserved
as in: according to, or in accord with
as in: reached an accord
as in: done of her own accord
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