- Her opportunities for doing so were not numerous, but they occurred often enough to test her disposition.Chapter 32 (60% in)
- Mrs. Penniman was a tall, thin, fair, rather faded woman, with a perfectly amiable disposition, a high standard of gentility, a taste for light literature, and a certain foolish indirectness and obliquity of character.Chapter 2 (44% in)
- It was characteristic of Mrs. Penniman that she related this fact, not in the least out of malignity to Catherine, whom she very sufficiently pitied, but simply from a natural disposition to embellish any subject that she touched.Chapter 30 (27% in)
- The first of these dated from ten years back, and consisted of a series of dispositions by which he left the great mass of property to his daughter, with becoming legacies to his two sisters.Chapter 33 (82% in)
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