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ratio
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
the relative magnitudes of two quantities — often expressed as a:b (which could also be expressed as the fraction a/b)
  • In the matter of wills, personal qualities were subordinate to the great fundamental fact of blood; and to be determined in the distribution of your property by caprice, and not make your legacies bear a direct ratio to degrees of kinship, was a prospective disgrace that would have embittered her life.
    1.13 -- Book 1 Chapter 13 -- Mr. Tulliver Further Entangles the Skeinů. (71% in)

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