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disposition
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
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disposition
Used in
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
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  • The drug had no discriminating action; it was neither diabolical nor divine; it but shook the doors of the prison-house of my disposition; and like the captives of Philippi, that which stood within ran forth.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And indeed the worst of my faults was a certain impatient gaiety of disposition, such as has made the happiness of many, but such as I found it hard to reconcile with my imperious desire to carry my head high, and wear a more than commonly grave countenance before the public.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It did not seem as if the subject of his address were of great importance; indeed, from his pointing, it sometimes appeared as if he were only inquiring his way; but the moon shone on his face as he spoke, and the girl was pleased to watch it, it seemed to breathe such an innocent and old-world kindness of disposition, yet with something high too, as of a well-founded self-content.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a disposition to learn
as in: a kind disposition
as in: disposition of the matter
as in: disposition of the assets
as in: strategic troop disposition
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