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dispassionate
used in The Mill on the Floss

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unaffected by strong emotion or bias
  • Mr. Tulliver, when under the influence of a strong feeling, had a promptitude in action that may seem inconsistent with that painful sense of the complicated, puzzling nature of human affairs under which his more dispassionate deliberations were conducted; but it is really not improbable that there was a direct relation between these apparently contradictory phenomena, since I have observed that for getting a strong impression that a skein is tangled there is nothing like snatching...
    1.8 -- Book 1 Chapter 8 -- Mr. Tulliver Shows His Weaker Side (11% in)

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