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prone
used in Lonesome Dove

7 uses
  • "I never knew Call was prone to ladies," she added.
    Chapters 87-88 (58% in)
  • It wouldn't be the Captain, who was not prone to jesting about women, or even to mentioning them.
    Chapters 1-2 (80% in)
  • Augustus viewed this prospect philosophically; it was his experience that a man's dealings with women were invariably prone to interruptions, often of a more lasting nature than Jake Spoon was apt to prompt.
    Chapters 7-8 (17% in)
  • At first the conversation was one-sided, for Sean was full of worries and prone to talking a blue streak; once he found that Newt would listen and not make fun of him, the talk gushed out, most of it homesick talk.
    Chapters 19-20 (6% in)
  • The Captain was not prone to rash moves—and yet it seemed rash to Deets to just pick up and go north.
    Chapters 19-20 (31% in)
  • Despite her cheerful eyes, Clara was prone to sudden angers, and sadnesses so deep that nothing he could say or do would prompt her to answer him, or even to look at him.
    Chapters 34-35 (47% in)
  • Jim was prone to warts.
    Chapters 36-37 (66% in)

There are no more uses of "prone" in Lonesome Dove.

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