- She was getting away from Tipton and Freshitt, and her own sad liability to tread in the wrong places on her way to the New Jerusalem.Book 1 — Miss Brooke (27% in)
- Perhaps it was his fondness for another person also that made him particularly anxious to take some security against his own liability to spend the hundred pounds.Book 2 — Old and Young (17% in)
- With the superfluous securities of hope at his command, there was no reason why he should not have increased other people's liabilities to any extent, but for the fact that men whose names were good for anything were usually pessimists, indisposed to believe that the universal order of things would necessarily be agreeable to an agreeable young gentleman.Book 3 — Waiting for Death (2% in)
- This prospect of converting votes was a dangerous distraction to Mr. Brooke: his impression that waverers were likely to be allured by wavering statements, and also the liability of his mind to stick afresh at opposing arguments as they turned up in his memory, gave Will Ladislaw much trouble.Book 5 — The Dead Hand (68% in)
There are no more uses of "liabilities" in Middlemarch.
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