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testament
used in Middlemarch

4 uses
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Definition
evidence for something

or:

a statement of belief

or:

a will (written instructions expressing how somebody wants their property distributed after they die)

or:

either of the two main parts of the Christian Bible
  • It is so, with testamentary dispositions.
    Book 3 — Waiting for Death (91% in)
  • See and do that; and take out the topmost paper—Last Will and Testament—big printed.
    Book 3 — Waiting for Death (97% in)
  • "Non, je ne comprends pas de plus charmant plaisir Que de voir d'heritiers une troupe affligee Le maintien interdit, et la mine allongee, Lire un long testament ou pales, etonnes On leur laisse un bonsoir avec un pied de nez.
    Book 4 — Three Love Problems (7% in)
  • "A most singular testamentary disposition!" exclaimed Mr. Trumbull, preferring for once that he should be considered ignorant in the past.
    Book 4 — Three Love Problems (14% in)

There are no more uses of "testament" in Middlemarch.

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