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presumption
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Ethan Frome
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presumption
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Ethan Frome
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  • Without lifting her eyes from the page she replied: "I presume she's getting down her trunk.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But she remained seated, and he could think of nothing more felicitous than: "I presume you're tired after the long ride.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • As if trying to make him see reason she replied impartially: "The girl will be over from Bettsbridge to-morrow, and I presume she's got to have somewheres to sleep.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • As if expecting a protest, she continued plaintively; "If you're too busy with the hauling I presume you can let Jotham Powell drive me over with the sorrel in time to ketch the train at the Flats.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: presumption of innocence
as in: he is presumptious
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