1 The drug had no discriminating action; it was neither diabolical nor divine; it but shook the doors of the prison-house of my disposition; and like the captives of Philippi, that which stood within ran forth.
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2 But, though both stout of heart, and strong of person, Athelstane had a disposition too inert and unambitious to make the exertions which Cedric seemed to expect from him.
3 Her disposition was naturally that which physiognomists consider as proper to fair complexions, mild, timid, and gentle; but it had been tempered, and, as it were, hardened, by the circumstances of her education.
4 It would not have been difficult to have persuaded Isaac to this step in any other circumstances, for his disposition was kind and grateful.
5 Miss Bentley was a shallow old maid with a rather large nose and romantic disposition who served tea with a careful intensity worthy of a sacrament.
6 Should her disposition be really bad," said Sir Thomas, "we must not, for our own children's sake, continue her in the family; but there is no reason to expect so great an evil.
7 In everything but disposition they were admirably taught.
8 The Grants showing a disposition to be friendly and sociable, gave great satisfaction in the main among their new acquaintance.
9 Her agitation and alarm exceeded all that was endured by the rest, by the right of a disposition which not even innocence could keep from suffering.
10 She had the highest esteem for Mr. Rushworth's character and disposition, and could not have a doubt of her happiness with him.
11 Something arose from difference of disposition and habit: one so easily satisfied, the other so unused to endure; but still more might be imputed to difference of circumstances.
12 The gentleness and gratitude of her disposition would secure her all your own immediately.
13 He had all the disposition to persevere that Sir Thomas could wish him.
14 Upon her disposition he believed kindness might be the best way of working.
15 With such powers as his, however, and such a disposition as hers, Edmund trusted that everything would work out a happy conclusion.