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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • She was a sentimental society lady of genuinely good disposition in many respects.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She lived in respectable seclusion; she was of a soft but fairly cheerful disposition.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Who is responsible for his having received such an unseemly bringing up, in spite of his excellent disposition and his grateful and sensitive heart?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • …and fashionable society, had once had good connections, had possibly preserved them indeed, but, after a gay youth, becoming gradually impoverished on the abolition of serfdom, he had sunk into the position of a poor relation of the best class, wandering from one good old friend to another and received by them for his companionable and accommodating disposition and as being, after all, a gentleman who could be asked to sit down with any one, though, of course, not in a place of honor.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: disposition of the assets
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