1 It wants improvement, ma'am, beyond anything.
2 It stands in one of the lowest spots of the park; in that respect, unfavourable for improvement.
3 A fine blush having succeeded the previous paleness of her face, he was justified in his belief of her equal improvement in health and beauty.
4 When we talked of her last night, you none of you seemed sensible of the wonderful improvement that has taken place in her looks within the last six weeks.
5 From being the mere gentleman's residence, it becomes, by judicious improvement, the residence of a man of education, taste, modern manners, good connexions.
6 The wonderful improvement which she still fancied in Mr. Crawford was the nearest to administering comfort of anything within the current of her thoughts.
7 Her mind, disposition, opinions, and habits wanted no half-concealment, no self-deception on the present, no reliance on future improvement.
8 The Musgroves, like their houses, were in a state of alteration, perhaps of improvement.
9 She cast about for any possible course which offered the least improvement on the existing state of things, and could find none.
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10 It is only two years since he took up his residence at Baskerville Hall, and it is common talk how large were those schemes of reconstruction and improvement which have been interrupted by his death.
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11 This is a first-class, up-to-date burgling kit, with nickel-plated jemmy, diamond-tipped glass-cutter, adaptable keys, and every modern improvement which the march of civilization demands.
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12 She tries very hard, and I know you will be pleased with her improvement when you come.
13 She had a turn for narrative, I for analysis; she liked to inform, I to question; so we got on swimmingly together, deriving much entertainment, if not much improvement, from our mutual intercourse.
14 I shall leave the place probably in the course of a twelve-month; but while I do stay, I will exert myself to the utmost for its improvement.
15 The improvement of spending a night in London was added in time, and the plan became perfect as plan could be.