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Nor, my heavy and immobile appearance notwithstanding, was I (I affirm this) a solitary because I was refused acquaintanceship.
But it was one thing to strike up an acquaintanceship in Liverpool, and quite another to continue that acquaintanceship elsewhere.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
What he meant by the first half of the statement was, no doubt: "Now we meet only on terms of polite acquaintanceship."
But how needlessly Lady Eleanor Darcy must have lowered herself to incur such acquaintanceship!
There was always about her a certain defensive reserve the moment the limits of acquaintanceship had been reached.
Acquaintanceship always holds something in reserve and is the safest prelude to a deeper and more vital friendship.
The acquaintanceship developed the seeds of that atheism which has since become his ruling quality.
THE WAR UPON RELIGIONREV. FRANCIS A. CUNNINGHAM
But Jim had not the easy coin of word exchange that makes for quick and promiscuous acquaintanceship.
STILL JIMHONOR WILLSIE MORROW
It seemed utterly unlike the dauntless Tom of old acquaintanceship on land.
ON BOARD THE ESMERALDAJOHN CONROY HUTCHESON
For years I had lived a life of solitary seclusion, avoiding even the commonest forms of acquaintanceship.
SIR JASPER CAREWCHARLES JAMES LEVER

WORDS RELATED TO ACQUAINTANCESHIP

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