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" I know your disposition, Lizzy. I know that you could be neither happy nor respectable unless you truly esteemed your husband — unless you looked up to him as a superior. Your lively talents would place you in the greatest danger in an unequal marriage.... "
Pride and Prejudice - Page 330
by Jane Austen - 1853 - 340 pages
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Jane Austen and her works, by Sarah Tytler

Henrietta Keddie - 1880
...superior. Her lively talents will be a snare to her. "My child/' he ends with seriousness and feeling, "let me not have the grief of seeing you unable to respect your partner in life." It is only after Elizabeth has entered into the fullest details of the progress of her love...
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Pride and prejudice. Routledge's ed

Jane Austen - 1883
...advise you to think better of it. I know your disposition, Lizzy. I know that you could be neither happy nor respectable unless you truly esteemed your...grief of seeing you unable to respect your partner in life. You know not what you are about." Elizabeth, still more affected, was earnest and solemn in...
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The Early Diary of Frances Burney, 1768-1778: With a Selection ..., Volume 2

Fanny Burney - Ellis, Mrs. Annie Raine, ed - 1889 - 385 pages
...talents would place you" (if not in " the greatest danger," in " misery,") " in an unequal marriairo. My child, let me not have the grief of seeing you unable to respect your partner in life." Mr. Crisp and Dr. Burney were, according to the opinion of their time, over-indulgent to...
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Jane Austen

Mrs. Charles Malden - 1889 - 210 pages
...advise you to think better of it. I know your disposition, Lizzy. I know that you could be neither happy nor respectable unless you truly esteemed your husband — unless you looked up to him as to a superior. Your lively talents would place you in the greatest danger in an unequal marriage. You...
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The Novels of Jane Austen: Pride and prejudice

Jane Austen - 1892
...advise you to think better of it. I know your disposition, Lizzy. I know that you could be neither happy nor respectable unless you truly esteemed your...grief of seeing you unable to respect your partner in life. You know not what you are about." Elizabeth, still more affected, was earnest and solemn in...
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The Novels of Jane Austen: Pride and prejudice

Jane Austen - English fiction - 1892
...know that you could be neither happy nor respectable unless you truly esteemed your husband—unless you looked up to him as a superior. Your lively talents...grief of seeing you unable to respect your partner in life. You know not what you are about." Elizabeth, still more affected, was earnest and solemn in...
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Compromises

Agnes Repplier - American essays - 1904 - 277 pages
...wife's absurdities. Only in his few earnest words to Elizabeth, when Darcy has asked for her hand : " My child, let me not have the grief of seeing you unable to respect your partner in life," do we catch a glimpse of the Valley of Humiliation which he has trodden for twenty-four years....
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Pride and Prejudice ; Mansfield Park ; and Northanger Abbey

Jane Austen - 1906 - 993 pages
...advise you to think better of it. I know your disposition, Lizzy. I know that you could be neither happy nor respectable unless you truly esteemed your...grief of seeing you unable to respect your partner in life. You know not what you are about." Elizabeth, still more affected, was earnest and solemn in...
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The Novels and Letters of Jane Austen, Volume 4

Jane Austen - 1915
...advise you to think better of it. I know your disposition, Lizzy. I know that you could be neither happy nor respectable unless you truly esteemed your...grief of seeing you unable to respect your partner in life. You know not what you are about." Elizabeth, still more affected, was earnest and solemn in...
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Jane Austen

...advise you to think better of it. I know your disposition, Lizzy. I know that you could be neither happy nor respectable, unless you truly esteemed your...grief of seeing you unable to respect your partner in life. You know not what you are about.' Elizabeth has often been allowed access to her father's...
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