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speculative
used in The Mill on the Floss

3 uses
  • Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, was speculative and irresolute, and we have a great tragedy in consequence.
    6.6 — Book 6 Chapter 6 — Illustrating the Laws of Attraction (25% in)
  • Under such circumstances, there are many among its myriads of souls who have absolutely needed an emphatic belief, life in this unpleasurable shape demanding some solution even to unspeculative minds,—just as you inquire into the stuffing of your couch when anything galls you there, whereas eider-down and perfect French springs excite no question.
    4.3 — Book 4 Chapter 3 — A Voice from the Past (81% in)
  • The ladies of St. Ogg's were not beguiled by any wide speculative conceptions; but they had their favorite abstraction, called Society, which served to make their consciences perfectly easy in doing what satisfied their own egoism,—thinking and speaking the worst of Maggie Tulliver, and turning their backs upon her.
    7.4 — Book 7 Chapter 4 — Maggie and Lucy (15% in)

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