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motive
used in Howards End

2 uses
  • There are moments when the inner life actually "pays," when years of self-scrutiny, conducted for no ulterior motive, are suddenly of practical use.
    Chapter 23 (24% in)
  • She remembered the motive of her call at Wickham Place, and smelt again odours from the abyss—odours the more disturbing because they were involuntary.
    Chapter 26 (88% in)

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