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intervene
used in The Mill on the Floss

2 uses
  • Philip's sense of the situation was too complete for him not to be visited with glancing fears lest he had been intervening too presumptuously in the action of Maggie's conscience, perhaps for a selfish end.
    5.3 -- Book 5 Chapter 3 -- The Wavering Balance (77% in)
  • His experience told him that intervention was too dubious a responsibility to be lightly incurred; the possible issue either of an endeavor to restore the former relations with Lucy and Philip, or of counselling submission to this irruption of a new feeling, was hidden in a darkness all the more impenetrable because each immediate step was clogged with evil.
    7.2 -- Book 7 Chapter 2 -- St. Ogg's Passes Judgment (90% in)

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