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  • As regards one point, however, her circumspection prevailed, and she must be given due credit for it.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But Lavinia will take it up, and talk to her about it; perhaps, even, if her taste for clandestine operations doesn't prevail with her, she will talk to me about it.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: she prevailed upon him
as in: reason will prevail
as in: prevailing attitude
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