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accord
used in The Mill on the Floss

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1  —13 uses as in:
according to, or in accord with
Definition
in keeping with; or in agreement/harmony/unity with
  • It was delightful, and just what Maggie expected; the gypsies saw at once that she was a little lady, and were prepared to treat her accordingly.
    1.11 -- Book 1 Chapter 11 -- Maggie Tries to Run away from Her Shadow (35% in)
  • And me her godmother, and so fond of her; there's nobody 'ud make a bigger fuss with her, according to what they've got.
    1.8 -- Book 1 Chapter 8 -- Mr. Tulliver Shows His Weaker Side (53% in)
  • The little cherub Laura, not being an accomplished walker at present, had a ribbon fastened round her waist, by which Tom held her as if she had been a little dog during the minutes in which she chose to walk; but as these were rare, he was for the most part carrying this fine child round and round the garden, within sight of Mrs. Stelling's window, according to orders.
    2.1 -- Book 2 Chapter 1 -- Tom's "First Half" (54% in)
  • He had married "as kind a little soul as ever breathed," according to Mr. Riley, who had been acquainted with Mrs. Stelling's blond ringlets and smiling demeanor throughout her maiden life, and on the strength of that knowledge would have been ready any day to pronounce that whatever domestic differences might arise in her married life must be entirely Mr. Stelling's fault.
    2.1 -- Book 2 Chapter 1 -- Tom's "First Half" (57% in)
  • Mr. Gore had been prevented by a sudden call of business from waiting at his office to see Mr. Tulliver, according to appointment, but would be at his office at eleven to-morrow morning, and meanwhile had sent some important information by letter.
    3.1 -- Book 3 Chapter 1 -- What Had Happened at Home (54% in)
  • "Then speak accordingly, Mr. Glegg!" said his wife, with slow, loud emphasis, bending her head toward him significantly.
    3.3 -- Book 3 Chapter 3 -- The Family Council (62% in)
  • He was given too observing individuals, not to judging of them according to maxims, and no one knew better than he that all men were not like himself.
    3.7 -- Book 3 Chapter 7 -- How a Hen Takes to Stratagem (93% in)
  • These narrow notions about debt, held by the old fashioned Tullivers, may perhaps excite a smile on the faces of many readers in these days of wide commercial views and wide philosophy, according to which everything rights itself without any trouble of ours.
    4.2 -- Book 4 Chapter 2 -- The Torn Nest Is Pierced by the Thorns (74% in)
  • Chapter V The Cloven Tree Secrets are rarely betrayed or discovered according to any programme our fear has sketched out.
    5.5 -- Book 5 Chapter 5 -- The Cloven Tree (0% in)
  • Accordingly, he watches for the release of the scissors, that he may get them into his possession again.
    6.1 -- Book 6 Chapter 1 -- A Duet in Paradise (10% in)
  • Chapter XII A Family Party Maggie left her good aunt Gritty at the end of the week, and went to Garum Firs to pay her visit to aunt Pullet according to agreement.
    6.12 -- Book 6 Chapter 12 -- A Family Party (1% in)
  • We judge others according to results; how else?
    7.2 -- Book 7 Chapter 2 -- St. Ogg's Passes Judgment (2% in)
  • For this reason—and for this only—I ask you to consider whether it will not perhaps be better for you to take a situation at a distance, according to your former intention.
    7.2 -- Book 7 Chapter 2 -- St. Ogg's Passes Judgment (78% in)

There are no more uses of "accord" flagged with this meaning in The Mill on the Floss.

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  • But your ideas and mine never accord, and you will not give way.
    6.4 -- Book 6 Chapter 4 -- Brother and Sister (63% in)
  • He was in a great way of business; he had not the narrow notions of uncle Glegg; and he had risen in the world on a scale of advancement which accorded with Tom's ambition.
    3.5 -- Book 3 Chapter 5 -- Tom Applies His Knife to the Oyster (2% in)
  • The sense of mutual fitness that springs from the two deep notes fulfilling expectation just at the right moment between the notes of the silvery soprano, from the perfect accord of descending thirds and fifths, from the preconcerted loving chase of a fugue, is likely enough to supersede any immediate demand for less impassioned forms of agreement.
    6.1 -- Book 6 Chapter 1 -- A Duet in Paradise (61% in)

There are no more uses of "accord" in The Mill on the Floss.

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