- Let him start for the Continent, then, without our pronouncing on his future.Book 1 — Miss Brooke (67% in)
- Young Ladislaw did not pay that visit to which Mr. Brooke had invited him, and only six days afterwards Mr. Casaubon mentioned that his young relative had started for the Continent, seeming by this cold vagueness to waive inquiry.Book 1 — Miss Brooke (67% in)
- I well remember that I considered it an epoch in my life when I visited it for the first time; after the fall of Napoleon, an event which opened the Continent to travellers.Book 2 — Old and Young (75% in)
- " Then turning the page, he began sonorously—"The course of four centuries has well-nigh elapsed since the series of events which are related in the following chapters took place on the Continent."Book 3 — Waiting for Death (92% in)
There are no more uses of "incontinence" in Middlemarch.
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