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used in Persuasion

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to instruct — morally or intellectually
  • It was but a passing emotion however with Mrs Smith; she shook it off, and soon added in a different tone— "I do not suppose the situation my friend Mrs Rooke is in at present, will furnish much either to interest or edify me.
    Chapter 17 (48% in)

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