1 Alexander the Sixth, in wishing to aggrandize the duke, his son, had many immediate and prospective difficulties.
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2 Early the next morning my prospective customer appeared.
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3 On Friday the Rostovs were to return to the country, but on Wednesday the count went with the prospective purchaser to his estate near Moscow.
4 also bore in mind that this was a prospective court official speaking to a disfavoured defendant, and he might well have been taking pride in speaking in this way.
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5 I have read with ardour the accounts of the various voyages which have been made in the prospect of arriving at the North Pacific Ocean through the seas which surround the pole.
6 I cannot describe to you my sensations on the near prospect of my undertaking.
7 His daughter attended him with the greatest tenderness, but she saw with despair that their little fund was rapidly decreasing and that there was no other prospect of support.
8 My children," she said, "my firmest hopes of future happiness were placed on the prospect of your union.
9 The prospect of marrying a Christian and remaining in a country where women were allowed to take a rank in society was enchanting to her.
10 I was oppressed by fatigue and hunger and far too unhappy to enjoy the gentle breezes of evening or the prospect of the sun setting behind the stupendous mountains of Jura.
11 The prospect of such an occupation made every other circumstance of existence pass before me like a dream, and that thought only had to me the reality of life.
12 Something whispers to me not to depend too much on the prospect that is opened before us, but I will not listen to such a sinister voice.
13 Such was the young clergyman's condition, and so imminent the prospect that his dawning light would be extinguished, all untimely, when Roger Chillingworth made his advent to the town.
14 His spirit rose, as it were, with a bound, and attained a nearer prospect of the sky, than throughout all the misery which had kept him grovelling on the earth.
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15 The prospect of four thousand a-year, in addition to his present income, besides the remaining half of his own mother's fortune, warmed his heart, and made him feel capable of generosity.