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mediate
used in The Mill on the Floss

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act between parties to help reconcile their differences
  • Chapter XIII Mr. Tulliver Further Entangles the Skein of Life Owing to this new adjustment of Mrs. Glegg's thoughts, Mrs. Pullet found her task of mediation the next day surprisingly easy.
    1.13 -- Book 1 Chapter 13 -- Mr. Tulliver Further Entangles the Skeinů. (2% in)
  • Thus, all that Lucy had effected by her zealous mediation was to fill Tom's mind with the expectation that Maggie's perverse resolve to go into a situation again would presently metamorphose itself, as her resolves were apt to do, into something equally perverse, but entirely different,—a marriage with Philip Wakem.
    6.12 -- Book 6 Chapter 12 -- A Family Party (98% in)

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