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- The morning was rather favourable, though it had rained all night, as the clouds were then dispersing across the sky, and the sun frequently appeared.Chapter 13 (4% in)
dispersing = spreading (moving away from each other)
- He was the only person in the world who could at that moment be forgiven for not being Willoughby; the only one who could have gained a smile from her; but she dispersed her tears to smile on HIM, and in her sister's happiness forgot for a time her own disappointment.Chapter 16 (63% in)
There are no more uses of "disperse" in Sense and Sensibility.
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