All 9 Uses of
The Mayor of Casterbridge
- Three drinks seemed to be sacred to the company—port, sherry, and rum; outside which old-established trinity few or no palates ranged.
Chpt 5 *established = familiar
- But judgment and knowledge are what keep it established.†
- At twelve o'clock the rain began to fall, small and steady, commencing and increasing so insensibly that it was difficult to state exactly when dry weather ended or wet established itself.
Chpt 16established = settled
- It was in the town-hall, after a council meeting, that he first became aware of Farfrae's coup for establishing himself independently in the town; and his voice might have been heard as far as the town-pump expressing his feelings to his fellow councilmen.
Chpt 17establishing = settling, or setting in a place
- As, however, I did not know how you were situated, or what had happened since our separation, I decided to come and establish myself here before communicating with you.†
- At this date there prevailed in Casterbridge a convivial custom—scarcely recognized as such, yet none the less established.†
- He had so timed his entry as to be well established in the large room by the time the forty church-goers entered to their customary cups.
Chpt 33established = settled
- But I'll drop the idea of establishing him in a shop till I can think more about it."†
- The yet more emphatic change of places between him and Henchard which this election had established renewed a slight embarrassment in the manner of the modest young man; but Henchard showed the front of one who had overlooked all this; and Farfrae met his amenities half-way at once.†
(establish as in: establish a positive tone) create, start, or set in [a] place