- The prize was certainly great; but it was only to be won by striking the happy mean between precipitancy and caution.Chapter 22 (7% in)
- This was about the time Catherine had reached her eighteenth year, so that it will be seen her father had not been precipitate.Chapter 2 (96% in)
- The Doctor thought it very vulgar to be precipitate in accusing people of mercenary motives, inasmuch as his door had as yet not been in the least besieged by fortune-hunters; and, lastly, he was very curious to see whether Catherine might really be loved for her moral worth.Chapter 7 (17% in)
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