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  • Do you think you can indecently parade this obscene success23 before my envious desposition, with equanaminity, you are mistaken.

    A Life in Letters

  • As earlier in the evening, so now Gessner was in the best of spirits, laughing at every trivial circumstance and compelling his guest to see how kindly was his desposition toward him.

    Aladdin of London or, Lodestar

  • Advantages: dramatic backdrop desposition of Edward II, Hundred Years War, Black Death, Peasants' Revolt, deposition of Richard II.

    :Acquired Taste

  • certainly hillary will be impeached or at least some bozo will do an action alla Bill just for the sheer torture of it...and there might be a desposition or ten ordered....

    Do voters worry that Bill Clinton will be a "'shadow president,' effectively circumventing the constitutional limitations on presidential service"?

  • Mr. Neilson informs me that you desired him to enquire of me, whether, a deposit of your subscription to the Central College, in one of the banks in Richmond, would be as convenient to the institution as the payment of the money here, A deposit in the Virginia bank would be equally convenient and indeed prefered; I yesterday confered with Mr Jefferson upon the propriety of publishing a notice in the Enquirer authoriseing a deposit in the Virginia bank by those of the subscribers to whom it might be most convenient, he approves of it and prefers the Virginia bank because it has manifested a greater desposition to accomodate the institution than either of the other banks.

    45 Letters to and from Jefferson, 1818-1819

  • there is no doubt but a nursery on a small scale would pay well in your vacinity & would probably be the best desposition you could make or you could let it out to a competent person to work for a share & if I hear of any one that I think will suit you I will let you know.

    Augusta County: Franklin Davis to John H. McCue, September 5, 1859

  • a poor lifeless set of beings, destitute of the means or desposition to defend themselves; alarmed at the sight of a white man but to the contrary, They met me with great familiarity and Ease of manner were clothed in mountain sheep skin & Buffalloe robes superior to any band of

    Diary of William H. Ashley

  • "not in my backyard," for the desposition of radioactive material waste.

    MoJo Blogs and Articles

  • -- "Whereupon Mr. Palmer, on his desposition, said, that he was soe bussie about the _trussinge upp Sir

    Bibliomania; or Book-Madness A Bibliographical Romance

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