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" I flatter myself it will not sink me in your esteem. And now nothing remains for me but to assure you in the most animated language of the violence of my affection. To fortune I am perfectly indifferent, and shall make no demand of that nature on your... "
Pride and Prejudice - Page 95
by Jane Austen - 1853 - 340 pages
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AS English Literature for AQA B

Tony Childs, Jackie Moore - English literature - 2003 - 150 pages
...the reader what a fool Mr Collins is. He concludes his ill-judged proposal in this way: ACT IV ITY 20 'And now nothing remains for me but to assure you...indifferent, and shall make no demand of that nature on_your father, since I am well aware that it could not be complied with; [. . .] On that head, therefore....
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Jane Austen and the Morality of Conversation

Bharat Tandon - Conversation in literature - 2003 - 305 pages
...as I have already said, may not be for several years. This has been my motive, my fair cousin, and I flatter myself it will not sink me in your esteem....animated language of the violence of my affection." 119 One might rightly be exasperated, as Elizabeth is, by a man who proposes marriage in a style approaching...
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Jane Austen and the Morality of Conversation

Bharat Tandon - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 303 pages
...as I have already said, may not be for several years. This has been my motive, my fair cousin, and I flatter myself it will not sink me in your esteem....in the most animated language of the violence of my affection."119 One might rightly be exasperated, as Elizabeth is, by a man who proposes marriage in...
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Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice

Jibesh Bhattacharyya - 2005 - 192 pages
...to Elizabeth he says, after giving a very long lecture about the reasons for his decision to marry: "And now nothing remains for me but to assure you...animated language of the violence of my affection" (Chapter 19). In his letter to Mr Bennet after Lydia's elopement he writes: "No arguments shall be...
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8 Books in 1: Jane Austen's Complete Nov

Jane Austen - Fiction - 2006 - 808 pages
...as I have already said, may not be for several years. This has been my motive, my fair cousin, and I flatter myself it will not sink me in your esteem. And now nothing remains but for me but to assure you in the most animated language of the violence of my affection. To fortune...
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Jane Austen: Sense and Sensibility; Pride and Prejudice; Mansfield Park ...

Jane Austen - Fiction - 2006 - 789 pages
...as I have already said, may not be for several years. This has been my motive, my fair cousin, and ould not stand upon ceremony. 76 Sense & Sensibility but for me but to assure you in the most animated language of the violence of my affection. To fortune...
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Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson.

Jane Austen - Fiction - 2008 - 164 pages
...as I have already said, may not be for several years. This has been my motive, my fair cousin, and I flatter myself it will not sink me in your esteem. And now nothing remains but for me but to assure you in the most animated language of the violence of my affection. To fortune...
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...Collins proposes marriage to Elizabeth Bennet (continued) ' This has been my motive, my fair cousin, and I flatter myself it will not sink me in your esteem....make no demand of that nature on your father, since J I am well aware that it could not be complied with : and that one thousand pounds in the four per...
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Jane Austen's Novels: The Fabric of Dialogue

Howard S. Babb - Dialogue in literature - 1962 - 244 pages
...instance, he spins out a highly formal announcement about being in the grip of overpowering emotions: "And now nothing remains for me but to assure you...animated language of the violence of my affection" (p. 106). Diverting as this sort of verbal idiocy may be, the equivalent contradiction at the core...
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Lovers, Clowns, and Fairies: An Essay on Comedies

Stuart M. Tave - Humor - 1993 - 272 pages
...his feelings for Elizabeth she is near laughing, to be sure, but when the critical moment comes — "And now nothing remains for me but to assure you...animated language of the violence of my affection" — she has a problem, because he is so fixed in his form that she cannot make him understand her language....
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