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precise
used in Sense and Sensibility

4 uses
  • We measured the dining-room, and found it would hold exactly eighteen couple, and the affair was arranged precisely after my plan.
    Chapter 36 (74% in)
  • CHAPTER 10 Marianne's preserver, as Margaret, with more elegance than precision, styled Willoughby, called at the cottage early the next morning to make his personal enquiries.
    Chapter 10 (1% in)
  • It was an advantage that could not be too gratefully acknowledged, nor too speedily made use of; and the visit to Lady Middleton, which had not before had any precise limits, was instantly discovered to have been always meant to end in two days' time.
    Chapter 36 (93% in)
  • I have good reason to think—indeed I have it from the best authority, or I should not repeat it, for otherwise it would be very wrong to say any thing about it—but I have it from the very best authority—not that I ever precisely heard Mrs. Ferrars say it herself—but her daughter DID, and I have it from her—That in short, whatever objections there might be against a certain—a certain connection—you understand me—it would have been far preferable to her, it would not have given her half...
    Chapter 41 (56% in)

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