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engage
used in The Picture of Dorian Gray - 20 chapter version

12 uses
  • Of course our engagement is a dead secret.
    Chapter 6 (48% in)
  • I have promised to dine at White's, but it is only with an old friend, so I can send him a wire to say that I am ill, or that I am prevented from coming in consequence of a subsequent engagement.
    Chapter 2 (91% in)
  • A long engagement exhausts them, but they are capital at a steeplechase.
    Chapter 3 (27% in)
  • Are you disengaged Tuesday?
    Chapter 3 (89% in)
  • It was to tell him that he was engaged to be married to Sibyl Vane.
    Chapter 4 (**% in)
  • "Dorian Gray is engaged to be married," said Lord Henry, watching him as he spoke.
    Chapter 6 (3% in)
  • "Dorian engaged to be married!" he cried.
    Chapter 6 (4% in)
  • I said he was engaged to be married.
    Chapter 6 (7% in)
  • I have a distinct remembrance of being married, but I have no recollection at all of being engaged.
    Chapter 6 (8% in)
  • I am inclined to think that I never was engaged.
    Chapter 6 (8% in)
  • "I hope you will always be very happy, Dorian," said Hallward, "but I don't quite forgive you for not having let me know of your engagement.
    Chapter 6 (35% in)
  • —An inquest was held this morning at the Bell Tavern, Hoxton Road, by Mr. Danby, the District Coroner, on the body of Sibyl Vane, a young actress recently engaged at the Royal Theatre, Holborn.
    Chapter 10 (77% in)

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