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" Emma was very compassionate ; and the distresses of the poor were as sure of relief from her personal attention and kindness, her counsel and her patience, as from her purse. She understood their ways, could allow for their ignorance and their temptations,... "
Emma, Volume 1 - Page 125
by Jane Austen - 1905 - 356 pages
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Emma: A Novel. In Three Volumes, Volume 1

Jane Austen - England - 1816
...cottage, and all idle topics were superseded. Emma was very compassionate; and the distresses of the poor were as sure of relief from her personal attention...education had done so little; entered into their troubles w ith ready sympathy, and always gave her assistance with as much intelligence as good-will. In the...
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Emma, by the author of 'Pride and prejudice'. by Jane Austen

Jane Austen - 1833
...cottage, and all idle topics were superseded. Emma was very compassionate ; and the distresses of the poor were as sure of relief from her personal attention...always gave her assistance with as much intelligence as good will. In the present instance, it was sickness and poverty together which she came to visit ;...
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Emma: A Novel

Jane Austen - 1841 - 435 pages
...cottage, and all idle topics were superseded. Emma was very compassionate ; and the distresses of the poor were as sure of relief from her personal attention...always gave her assistance with as much intelligence as good will. In the present instance, it was sickness and poverty together which she came to visit ;...
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Emma: A Novel

Jane Austen - 1867 - 450 pages
...cottage, and all idle topics were superseded. Emma was very compassionate ; and the distresses of the poor were as sure of relief from her personal attention...purse. She understood their ways, could allow for theii ignorance and their temptations, had no romantic expectations of extraordinary virtue from those...
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The Novels of Jane Austen: Emma

Jane Austen - English fiction - 1892
...cottage, and all idle topics were superseded. Emma was very compassionate ; and the distresses of the poor were as sure of relief from her personal attention...always gave her assistance with as much intelligence as good will. In the present instance, it was sickness and poverty together which she came to visit; and...
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Illustrated Cabinet Edition [of the Works Of] Jane Austen, Volume 1

Jane Austen - 1906
...cottage, and all idle topics were superseded. Emma was very compassionate; and the distresses of the poor were as sure of relief from her personal attention...always gave her assistance with as much intelligence as good will. In the present instance, it was sickness and poverty together which she came to visit; and...
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Life of Jane Austen

Goldwin Smith, John Parker Anderson - Literary Criticism - 1890 - 195 pages
...cottage, and all idle topics were superseded. Emma was very compassionate ; and the distresses of the poor were as sure of relief from her personal attention...gave her assistance with as much intelligence as, good-mil. In the present instance, it was sickness and poverty together which she came to visit ; and...
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The Cambridge Companion to Jane Austen

Edward Copeland, Juliet McMaster - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 251 pages
Presents a guide to Jane Austen's work in the context of her contemporary world
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Jane Austen's Emma: A Sourcebook

Paula Byrne - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 161 pages
...distresses of the poor were as sure of relief from her personal attention and kindness, her counsel and patience, as from her purse. She understood their...sympathy, and always gave her assistance with as much attention as good will. I must now pass on to a place where Jane Austen mediates her class's fear of...
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Mapping the Catholic Cultural Landscape

Paula Jean Miller, Richard Fossey - Religion - 2004 - 276 pages
...due of the heroine of a romantic comedy: Emma was very compassionate; and the distresses of the poor were as sure of relief from her personal attention...their ignorance and their temptations, had no romantic expectation of extraordinary virtue from those, for whom education had done so little; entered into...
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