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  • I should be very sorry to admit that a robust and well-disposed young man need ever despair.
  • Morris looked some moments at the sanded floor of the shop; he seemed to be disposed to linger a moment.

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  • It must be added that though she had the expectation of a fortune—Dr. Sloper for a long time had been making twenty thousand dollars a year by his profession, and laying aside the half of it—the amount of money at her disposal was not greater than the allowance made to many poorer girls.
  • "Oh, I’m so glad!" she said; and now, for a moment, she was disposed to throw herself on Aunt Lavinia’s neck.
  • Between the fear of losing Catherine and her possible fortune altogether, and the fear of taking her too soon and finding this possible fortune as void of actuality as a collection of emptied bottles, it was not comfortable for Morris Townsend to choose; a fact that should be remembered by readers disposed to judge harshly of a young man who may have struck them as making but an indifferently successful use of fine natural parts.

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as in: dispose of the waste Define
to throw away
as in: dispose of the matter Define
to settle something so it no longer requires attention
as in: dispose of the assets Define
to sell or transfer to another
as in: disposed the troops along... Define
to arrange, position, or use things
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inclined (with a tendency to; or in the mood to)
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