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estimate
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
rough calculation or judgment
  • Mr. Tulliver took his brandy-and-water a little stronger than usual, and, for a man who might be supposed to have a few hundreds lying idle at his banker's, was rather incautiously open in expressing his high estimate of his friend's business talents.
    1.3 — Book 1 Chapter 3 — Mr. Riley Gives His Advice Concerning.... (6% in)
  • ...maxims is the popular representative of the minds that are guided in their moral judgment solely by general rules, thinking that these will lead them to justice by a ready-made patent method, without the trouble of exerting patience, discrimination, impartiality,—without any care to assure themselves whether they have the insight that comes from a hardly earned estimate of temptation, or from a life vivid and intense enough to have created a wide fellow-feeling with all that is human.
    7.2 — Book 7 Chapter 2 — St. Ogg's Passes Judgment (99% in)

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