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procure
used in Persuasion

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Definition
get by special effort
  • And, as to procuring a dispensation, there could be no difficulty at his time of life, and with his character.
    Chapter 12 (6% in)
  • Captain Benwick listened attentively, and seemed grateful for the interest implied; and though with a shake of the head, and sighs which declared his little faith in the efficacy of any books on grief like his, noted down the names of those she recommended, and promised to procure and read them.
    Chapter 11 (98% in)
  • They came also for a stroll till breakfast was likely to be ready; but Louisa recollecting, immediately afterwards that she had something to procure at a shop, invited them all to go back with her into the town.
    Chapter 12 (13% in)
  • "Yes," sighed Anne, "we shall, indeed, be known to be related to them!" then recollecting herself, and not wishing to be answered, she added, "I certainly do think there has been by far too much trouble taken to procure the acquaintance.
    Chapter 16 (87% in)

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