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  • Jasper Innes made a hopeless list of his other saleable assets, none of which were unentailed antiques or portraits.

    The Elvis Latte

  • But if it were unentailed, to whom could his cousin have left it?

    The Claverings

  • Perth, and Kincardineshire, comprising the greater part of those counties, and the coal-mines in Lanark, as well as the enormous estate within the city of Glasgow, were unentailed, and went to the

    The Small House at Allington

  • He was an English earl, and as such known in some unfamiliar fashion to those who know all earls; but he was a man never seen in Parliament, who had spent the greater part of his manhood abroad, who had sold estates in other counties, converting unentailed acres into increased wealth, but wealth of a kind much less acceptable to the general English aristocrat than that which comes direct from the land.

    Lady Anna

  • First, because any genuine form of historicism is already presentist in its very challenge to an unentailed, objectivist historiography.

    Presentism and the Archives

  • The property is unentailed, you see, and he and Percy had been estranged for a number of years before his death.

    Slightly Married

  • It was one of his smaller, unentailed holdings, he said.

    No Man's Mistress

  • He had wished to raise a sum of money on the Vavasor estate, which, as it was unentailed, he could only do with his grandfather's concurrence.

    Can You Forgive Her?

  • "If your son hadn't been born, the money would all have been left to you, unentailed, and you could have sold it to an offworlder and gone."

    Capitol

  • This was unentailed, and at the will of the Baronet; but should he die intestate the whole would fall to Ralph.

    Vellenaux A Novel

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