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thus
used in Persuasion

9 uses
  • On Monday evening, my good friend Mrs Rooke let me thus much into the secrets of Marlborough Buildings.
    Chapter 21 (65% in)
  • ...consequence has its tax; I, John Shepherd, might conceal any family-matters that I chose, for nobody would think it worth their while to observe me; but Sir Walter Elliot has eyes upon him which it may be very difficult to elude; and therefore, thus much I venture upon, that it will not greatly surprise me if, with all our caution, some rumour of the truth should get abroad; in the supposition of which, as I was going to observe, since applications will unquestionably follow, I should...
    Chapter 3 (11% in)
  • "I wish you could persuade Mary not to be always fancying herself ill," was Charles's language; and, in an unhappy mood, thus spoke Mary: "I do believe if Charles were to see me dying, he would not think there was anything the matter with me.
    Chapter 6 (24% in)
  • From thus listening and thinking, she was roused by a whisper of Mrs Musgrove's who, overcome by fond regrets, could not help saying— "Ah!
    Chapter 8 (15% in)
  • She was obliged to kneel down by the sofa, and remain there to satisfy her patient; and thus they continued a few minutes, when, to her very great satisfaction, she heard some other person crossing the little vestibule.
    Chapter 9 (77% in)
  • In a long strip of meadow land, where there was ample space for all, they were thus divided, forming three distinct parties; and to that party of the three which boasted least animation, and least complaisance, Anne necessarily belonged.
    Chapter 10 (74% in)
  • After clearing his throat, however, he proceeded thus— "I confess that I do think there is a disparity, too great a disparity, and in a point no less essential than mind.
    Chapter 20 (16% in)
  • Thus much indeed he was obliged to acknowledge: that he had been constant unconsciously, nay unintentionally; that he had meant to forget her, and believed it to be done.
    Chapter 23 (67% in)
  • "Perhaps I ought to have reasoned thus," he replied, "but I could not.
    Chapter 23 (85% in)

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