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inherent
used in The Mill on the Floss

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existing as an inseparable part or characteristic
  • In those less favored days, it is no fable that there were other clergymen besides Mr. Stelling who had narrow intellects and large wants, and whose income, by a logical confusion to which Fortune, being a female as well as blindfold, is peculiarly liable, was proportioned not to their wants but to their intellect, with which income has clearly no inherent relation.
    2.4 -- Book 2 Chapter 4 -- "The Young Idea" (19% in)
  • So deeply inherent is it in this life of ours that men have to suffer for each other's sins, so inevitably diffusive is human suffering, that even justice makes its victims, and we can conceive no retribution that does not spread beyond its mark in pulsations of unmerited pain.
    3.7 -- Book 3 Chapter 7 -- How a Hen Takes to Stratagem (4% in)

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