The Novels and Letters of Jane Austen, Volume 8

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F.S. Holby, 1906
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Page 122 - the evenings are not warm—her large new shawl, Mrs Dixon's wedding present. So kind of her to think of my mother! Bought at Weymouth, you know; Mr Dixon's choice. There were three others, Jane says, which they hesitated about some time. Colonel Campbell rather preferred an olive.—My dear Jane, are you sure you
Page 7 - very much obliged to you for the carriage," resumed Miss Bates. He cut her short with— "I am going to Kingston. Can I do anything for you?" "Oh, dear! Kingston—are you? Mrs Cole was saying the other day she wanted something from Kingston." "Mrs Cole has servants to send; can I do anything for you?
Page 22 - said Mrs Weston, rather hesitating. "If you think she will be of any use." "You will get nothing to the purpose from Miss Bates," said Emma; "she will be all delight and gratitude, but she will tell you nothing. She will not even listen to your questions. I see no advantage in consulting Miss Bates.
Page 59 - and underbred finery. Actually to discover that Mr Knightley is a gentleman! I doubt whether he will return the compliment, and discover her to be a lady. I could not have believed it! And to propose that she and I should unite to form a musical club! One would fancy we were bosom friends! And Mrs
Page 16 - I trust you cannot, my father hopes his friends will be so kind as to visit him there. Better accommodations he can promise them, and not a less grateful welcome than at Randalls. It is his own idea. Mrs Weston sees no objection to it, provided you are satisfied. This is what we all feel.
Page 289 - for thinking of anybody else—when a letter was brought her from Randalls, a very thick letter; she guessed what it must contain, and deprecated the necessity of reading it. She was now in perfect charity with Frank Churchill: she wanted no explanations, she wanted only to have her thoughts to herself—and as for
Page 95 - That a man who might have spent his evening quietly at home after a day of business in London should set off again, and walk half a mile to another man's house for the sake of being in mixed company till bed-time, of finishing his day in the efforts of civility and the noise of numbers,
Page 76 - and imagined capable of pitiful resentment. A dinner there must be. After Emma had talked about it for ten minutes, Mr Woodhouse felt no unwillingness, and only made the usual stipulation of not sitting at the bottom of the table himself, with the usual regular difficulty of deciding who should do it for him.
Page 323 - Can you explain it?" Emma amused herself by protesting that it was very extraordinary, indeed, and that she had not a syllable to say for him. "I cannot imagine," said Mrs Elton (feeling the indignity as a wife ought to do), "I cannot imagine how he could do such a thing by
Page 306 - His feelings are natural. What? actually resolve to break with him entirely! She felt the engagement to be a source of repentance and misery to each: she dissolved it. What a view this gives of her sense of his behaviour! Well, he must be a most extraordinary

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