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epithet
used in Middlemarch

2 uses
  • "I should think one of those epithets would do at a time," said Mary, trying to smile, but feeling alarmed.
    Book 3 — Waiting for Death (27% in)
  • It would be a great mistake to suppose that Dorothea would have cared about any share in Mr. Casaubon's learning as mere accomplishment; for though opinion in the neighborhood of Freshitt and Tipton had pronounced her clever, that epithet would not have described her to circles in whose more precise vocabulary cleverness implies mere aptitude for knowing and doing, apart from character.
    Book 1 — Miss Brooke (70% in)

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