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dispose
used in Northanger Abbey

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disposed the troops along...
Definition
the arrangement, positioning, or use of things
  • This was so material an amendment of his late expectations that it greatly contributed to smooth the descent of his pride; and by no means without its effect was the private intelligence, which he was at some pains to procure, that the Fullerton estate, being entirely at the disposal of its present proprietor, was consequently open to every greedy speculation.
    Chapter 31 (83% in)
disposal = command

(editor's note:  When something is "at someone's disposal" it is "at their command," or "available for their use." They can use it as they please.)
There are no more uses of "dispose" flagged with this meaning in Northanger Abbey.

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  • Large and cheerful-looking, and the dressing-closets so well disposed!
    Chapter 24 (76% in)
  • It was disposed of to a bookseller, it was even advertised, and why the business proceeded no farther, the author has never been able to learn.
    Preface (22% in)
  • Disappointed of what was to have been the consolation for her first disappointment, she was less and less disposed either to be agreeable herself or to find her companion so; and they returned to Pulteney Street without her speaking twenty words.
    Chapter 11 (82% in)
  • Half the time would have been enough for the curricle, and so nimbly were the light horses disposed to move, that, had not the general chosen to have his own carriage lead the way, they could have passed it with ease in half a minute.
    Chapter 20 (33% in)
  • She felt the unexpected compliment, and deeply regretted the impossibility of thinking well of a man so kindly disposed towards herself, and so full of civility to all her family.
    Chapter 23 (48% in)
  • You will know, from this description, I must mean Captain Tilney, who, as you may remember, was amazingly disposed to follow and tease me, before you went away.
    Chapter 27 (24% in)
  • Far from comprehending him or his sister in their father's misconduct, Mrs. Morland had been always kindly disposed towards each, and instantly, pleased by his appearance, received him with the simple professions of unaffected benevolence; thanking him for such an attention to her daughter, assuring him that the friends of her children were always welcome there, and entreating him to say not another word of the past.
    Chapter 30 (25% in)

There are no more uses of "dispose" in Northanger Abbey.

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