- Maggie was hardly conscious of having said or done anything decisive.6.13 -- Book 6 Chapter 13 -- Borne Along by the Tide (79% in)
- He himself wanted a daily governess for his younger children; and though he had hesitated in the first instance to offer this position to Maggie, the resolution to protest with the utmost force of his personal and priestly character against her being crushed and driven away by slander, was now decisive.7.4 -- Book 7 Chapter 4 -- Maggie and Lucy (37% in)
- But close upon that decisive act, her mind recoiled; and the sense of contradiction with her past self in her moments of strength and clearness came upon her like a pang of conscious degradation.7.5 -- Book 7 Chapter 5 -- The Last Conflict (34% in)
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