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The Mill on the Floss
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • Maggie was hardly conscious of having said or done anything decisive.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He himself wanted a daily governess for his younger children; and though he had hesitated in the first instance to offer this position to Maggie, the resolution to protest with the utmost force of his personal and priestly character against her being crushed and driven away by slander, was now decisive.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But close upon that decisive act, her mind recoiled; and the sense of contradiction with her past self in her moments of strength and clearness came upon her like a pang of conscious degradation.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a decisive defeat
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