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 95by Jane Austen - 1853 - 340 pagesFull view
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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....