1 For three years the Federal government had been trying to impose alien ideas and an alien rule upon Georgia and, with an army to enforce its commands, it had largely succeeded.
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2 But he was so soft-hearted that anyone could impose upon him.
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3 But he failed to impose upon the Colonel, and was even far from impressing him with this trumped-up knowledge of bygone days.
4 He would not allow the older boys to impose upon me, and would divide his cakes with me.
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5 I tell thee, the fiend can impose diseases for the very purpose of removing them, in order to bring into credit some diabolical fashion of cure.
6 But this could not impose on Fanny.
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7 I am sure he still means to impose on me if possible, and get a cousin of his own into a certain mill, which I design for somebody else.
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8 "I will not impose any further tax upon Lady Brackenstall's patience and time," said Holmes.
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9 They hesitated to break the silence which death seemed to impose; at length Valentine ventured.
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10 Noirtier looked at Valentine to impose silence, but she did not notice him; her looks, her eyes, her smile, were all for Morrel.
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11 You no more deceive me with that false calmness than I impose upon you with my frivolous solicitude.
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12 But his polite regrets didn't impose upon her, and when she galloped away with the Count, she saw Laurie sit down by her aunt with an actual expression of relief.
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13 I mention this in your hearing, Jane, that you may not attempt to impose on Mr. Brocklehurst.
14 It may perhaps be pleasant," replied Charlotte, "to be able to impose on the public in such a case; but it is sometimes a disadvantage to be so very guarded.
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15 Mindful, however, of her own errors and misfortunes, she early sought to impose a tender but strict control over the infant immortality that was committed to her charge.
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