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engage
used in A Great and Terrible Beauty

7 uses
  • Mrs. Cross has insisted that Pippa be buried with her sapphire engagement ring, which, no doubt, pains Mr. Bumble greatly.
    Chapter 38 (75% in)
  • "I'm afraid I'm otherwise engaged," Felicity answers, crisp as can be.
    Chapter 14 (11% in)
  • It's a pity she's engaged, for I like this nice man and think he'd make a very lovely husband.
    Chapter 21 (11% in)
  • Is he .... engaged to anyone?
    Chapter 25 (57% in)
  • "Pippa is engaged to Mr. Bumble," I explain.
    Chapter 26 (43% in)
  • Pippa twirls her engagement ring round her finger till I fear she'll break it off.
    Chapter 27 (82% in)
  • You do understand that if I were to break this engagement, your reputation—your very virtue—would be called into question.
    Chapter 29 (22% in)

There are no more uses of "engage" in A Great and Terrible Beauty.

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