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deed
used in The Mill on the Floss

10 uses
  • I am strong enough to obey any word which shall tell me that I can serve you by word or deed.
    7.3 -- Book 7 Chapter 3 -- Showing That Old Acquaintances Are Capable…. (98% in)
  • "Here, Tom, cut it behind for me," said Maggie, excited by her own daring, and anxious to finish the deed.
    1.7 -- Book 1 Chapter 7 -- Enter the Aunts and Uncles (49% in)
  • She could see clearly enough, now the thing was done, that it was very foolish, and that she should have to hear and think more about her hair than ever; for Maggie rushed to her deeds with passionate impulse, and then saw not only their consequences, but what would have happened if they had not been done, with all the detail and exaggerated circumstance of an active imagination.
    1.7 -- Book 1 Chapter 7 -- Enter the Aunts and Uncles (54% in)
  • Usually her repentance came quickly after one rash deed, but now Tom and Lucy had made her so miserable, she was glad to spoil their happiness,—glad to make everybody uncomfortable.
    1.10 -- Book 1 Chapter 10 -- Maggie Behaves Worse Than She Expected (50% in)
  • Mr. Tulliver had a destiny as well as Oedipus, and in this case he might plead, like Oedipus, that his deed was inflicted on him rather than committed by him.
    1.13 -- Book 1 Chapter 13 -- Mr. Tulliver Further Entangles the Skein…. (99% in)
  • Lift it out, Tom; but I'll just lift up these deeds,—they're the deeds o' the house and mill, I suppose,—and see what there is under 'em."
    3.4 -- Book 3 Chapter 4 -- A Vanishing Gleam (14% in)
  • Lift it out, Tom; but I'll just lift up these deeds,—they're the deeds o' the house and mill, I suppose,—and see what there is under 'em."
    3.4 -- Book 3 Chapter 4 -- A Vanishing Gleam (14% in)
  • "What are you going to do with those deeds?" he said, in his ordinary tone of sharp questioning whenever he was irritated.
    3.4 -- Book 3 Chapter 4 -- A Vanishing Gleam (28% in)
  • But instead of saying anything more to him, his father continued to look with a growing distinctness of suspicion at Mr. Glegg and the deeds.
    3.4 -- Book 3 Chapter 4 -- A Vanishing Gleam (33% in)
  • What are you meddling with my deeds for?
    3.4 -- Book 3 Chapter 4 -- A Vanishing Gleam (34% in)

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

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