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mode
used in The Mill on the Floss

8 uses
  • It darted through Maggie's mind that here was a mode of releasing herself from outward struggle,—to tell Stephen that her whole heart was Philip's.
    6.11 -- Book 6 Chapter 11 -- In the Lane (61% in)
  • That was his usual mode of viewing his past actions; whereas Maggie was always wishing she had done something different.
    1.6 -- Book 1 Chapter 6 -- The Aunts and Uncles Are Coming (**% in)
  • Tickling a fat toad who is not highly sensitive is an amusement that it is possible to exhaust, and Tom by and by began to look round for some other mode of passing the time.
    1.10 -- Book 1 Chapter 10 -- Maggie Behaves Worse Than She Expected (23% in)
  • Mrs. Glegg, indeed checked her rather sharply for thinking it would be necessary to tell her elder sister what was the right mode of behavior in family matters.
    1.13 -- Book 1 Chapter 13 -- Mr. Tulliver Further Entangles the Skeinů. (5% in)
  • Mrs. Pullet entered crying, as a compendious mode, at all times, of expressing what were her views of life in general, and what, in brief, were the opinions she held concerning the particular case before her.
    3.3 -- Book 3 Chapter 3 -- The Family Council (10% in)
  • The roach necessarily abhors the mode in which the pike gets his living, and the pike is likely to think nothing further even of the most indignant roach than that he is excellent good eating; it could only be when the roach choked him that the pike could entertain a strong personal animosity.
    3.7 -- Book 3 Chapter 7 -- How a Hen Takes to Stratagem (74% in)
  • We can neither detect the process by which they are arrived at, nor the mode in which they act on us.
    5.1 -- Book 5 Chapter 1 -- In the Red Deeps (74% in)
  • You want to find out a mode of renunciation that will be an escape from pain.
    6.7 -- Book 6 Chapter 7 -- Philip Re-enters (30% in)

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