Emma, Volume 2

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Roberts Brothers, 1892
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Contents

I
5
II
18
III
27
IV
35
V
50
VI
62
VII
74
VIII
83
XV
163
XVI
176
XVII
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XVIII
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XIX
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XX
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XXI
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XXII
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X
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XI
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XII
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XIII
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XXIII
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XXIV
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XXV
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XXVI
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XXVII
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Page 248 - feelings, and as strong as it had ever been before, in reprobating any such alliance for him, as most unequal and degrading. Her way was clear, though not quite smooth. She spoke then, on being so entreated. What did she say? Just what she ought, of course. A lady always does. She said enough to show there need
Page 50 - been pretty correct. Such as Mrs. Elton appeared to her on this second interview, such she appeared whenever they met again, — self-important, presuming, familiar, ignorant, and ill-bred. She had a little beauty and a little accomplishment, but so little judgment that she thought herself coming with superior knowledge of the world, to enliven and improve
Page 100 - depended, and felt that to be the favorite and intimate of a man who had so many intimates and confidants was not the very first distinction in the scale of vanity. She liked his open manners, but a little less of openheartedness would have made him a higher character. General benevolence, but not general
Page 102 - what I like and approve, — so truly the gentleman, without the least conceit or puppyism. - You must know I have a vast dislike to puppies, — •"*. " quite a horror of them. They were never tolerated at Maple Grove. Neither Mr. Suckling nor me had ever any patience with them; and we used sometimes to say very cutting
Page 105 - for a moment. How do you do? How do you do? Very well, I thank you. This is delightful, is not it? Where 's dear Mr. Richard? Oh ! there he is. Don't disturb him. Much better employed talking to the young ladies. — How do you do, Mr.
Page 104 - that would be rude; but upon my word, Miss Woodhouse, you do look— How do you like Jane's hair? You are a judge. She did it all herself. Quite wonderful how she does her hair! No hairdresser from London, I think, could—
Page 100 - Weston's fault that the number of privy counsellors was not yet larger. They had stopped at Mrs. Bates's door to offer the use of their carriage, but the aunt and niece were to be brought by the Eltons. Frank was standing by her, but not steadily; there was a restlessness
Page 109 - directly before Miss Smith, or speaking to those who were close to her. Emma saw it. She was not yet dancing; she was working her way up from the bottom, and had therefore leisure to look around, and by only turning her head a little she saw it all. When she was
Page 30 - only grew more interesting, by the addition of a scheme for his subsequent consolation and happiness. His recollection of Harriet, and the words which clothed it, —the "beautiful little friend," — suggested to her the idea of Harriet's succeeding her in his affections. Was it impossible?—No. Harriet undoubtedly was greatly his inferior in understanding; but he
Page 5 - either to body or mind; but when a beginning is made, —when the felicities of rapid motion have once been, though slightly, felt, —it must be a very heavy set that does not ask for more. Frank Churchill had danced once at Highbury, and longed to dance again; and the last half-hour

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