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engage
used in Pygmalion

4 uses
  • Freddy backed up Eliza in her obstinate refusal to believe that they could save money by engaging a bookkeeper with some knowledge of the business.
    Act 5 (91% in)
  • I tell you they're all engaged.
    Act 1 (9% in)
  • I've been to Charing Cross one way and nearly to Ludgate Circus the other; and they were all engaged.
    Act 1 (10% in)
  • If an imaginative boy has a sufficiently rich mother who has intelligence, personal grace, dignity of character without harshness, and a cultivated sense of the best art of her time to enable her to make her house beautiful, she sets a standard for him against which very few women can struggle, besides effecting for him a disengagement of his affections, his sense of beauty, and his idealism from his specifically sexual impulses.
    Act 5 (64% in)

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