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used in Middlemarch

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propose that someone be offered a position, be a candidate, or receive an honor
  • "Is he really going to be put in nomination, though?" said Mr. Cadwallader.
    Book 4 — Three Love Problems (53% in)
  • But he thinks Brooke would come off badly at a nomination.
    Book 4 — Three Love Problems (53% in)
  • I think he'll turn him round: I think the nomination may be staved off."
    Book 4 — Three Love Problems (54% in)
  • However, Ladislaw's coaching was forthwith to be put to the test, for before the day of nomination Mr. Brooke was to explain himself to the worthy electors of Middlemarch from the balcony of the White Hart, which looked out advantageously at an angle of the market-place, commanding a large area in front and two converging streets.
    Book 5 — The Dead Hand (71% in)
  • However, things will come all right at the nomination.
    Book 5 — The Dead Hand (76% in)

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