- But surely you may put off this old lady till to-morrow: she is not so near her end, I presume, but that she may hope to see another day.Chapter 17 (57% in)
- Mr Shepherd laughed, as he knew he must, at this wit, and then added— "I presume to observe, Sir Walter, that, in the way of business, gentlemen of the navy are well to deal with.Chapter 3 (5% in)
- After a short pause, Mr Shepherd presumed to say— "In all these cases, there are established usages which make everything plain and easy between landlord and tenant.Chapter 3 (25% in)
- Anne presumed, however, still to smile about it, and at last to mention "Elizabeth."Chapter 16 (37% in)
There are no more uses of "presumption" in Persuasion.
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