1 A military life is not what I was intended for, but circumstances have now made it eligible.
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2 Mr. Collins's present circumstances made it a most eligible match for their daughter, to whom they could give little fortune; and his prospects of future wealth were exceedingly fair.
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3 Of course, before the war, Will would certainly not have been an eligible suitor.
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4 The young man willingly believed that the Huron deliberated on the most eligible manner of eluding the vigilance of his associates.
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5 After a moment's thought, Miss Crawford calmly replied, "As far as I am concerned, I can have no objection to anything that you all think eligible."
6 All red-headed men who are sound in body and mind and above the age of twenty-one years, are eligible.
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7 I know Marianne's heart: I know that she dearly loves me, and that I shall not be the last to whom the affair is made known, when circumstances make the revealment of it eligible.
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8 "Yes, and so you are once more an eligible bachelor," said Princess Mary.
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