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" Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich, with a comfortable home and happy disposition, seemed to unite some of the best blessings of existence; and had lived nearly twenty-one years in the world with very little to distress or vex her. "
Emma, Volume 1 - Page 1
by Jane Austen - 1905 - 356 pages
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Emma: A Novel. In Three Volumes, Volume 1

Jane Austen - England - 1816
...RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED, BY HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS'S DUTIFUL AND OBEDIENT HUMBLE SERVANT, THE AUTHOR. EMMA. CHAP. I. EMMA Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich, with...to distress or vex her. She was the youngest of the twodaughters of a most affectionate, indulgent father, and had, in consequenceof her sister's marriage,...
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Chapters from Jane Austen

Oscar Fay Adams - 1889 - 366 pages
...about sixteen miles from London, and the time occupied in its development is about thirteen months. EMMA. CHAPTER I. EMMA WOODHOUSE, handsome, clever,...the world with very little to distress or vex her. JSlie was the youngest of the two daughters of a most affectionate, indulgent father, and had, in consequence...
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Jane Austen

Mrs. Charles Malden - 1889 - 224 pages
...Knightley to look after her, she will do very well. Her position would be a spoiling one for any girl. " Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever and rich, with a...disposition, seemed to unite some of the best blessings oJ existence ; and had lived nearly twenty-one years in the world with very little to distress or vex...
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Jane Austen

Mrs. Charles Malden - 1889 - 210 pages
...Knightley to look after her, she will do very well. Her position would be a spoiling one for any girl. " Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich, with a...comfortable home and happy disposition, seemed to unite some 9 of the best blessings of existence ; and had lived nearly twenty-one years in the world with very...
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Story and Discourse: Narrative Structure in Fiction and Film

Seymour Benjamin Chatman - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1980 - 277 pages
...typically introduce such summaries in a lump at the very outset (characteristically in the perfect tense): "Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich, with...the world with very little to distress or vex her." Or, after an initial in medias res scene, putting us into the Court of Chancery on a particularly foggy...
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Story and Discourse: Narrative Structure in Fiction and Film

Seymour Benjamin Chatman - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1980 - 277 pages
...forms, however, the name may be qualified immediately, in a way that sounds like a formal introduction ("Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich, with a comfortable home and happy disposition . . ."). The proper name, like the definite article, is deictic, establishing individual specificity....
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A Critical History of English Literature: The Restoration to 1800, Volume 3

David Daiches - 1979 - 319 pages
...Elton. Emma is never vicious, only spoiled by good fortune. As the characteristic opening 'explains: i Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich, with...the world with very little to distress or vex her. The novel proceeds to set little traps for Emma's vanity and selfimportance, and she falls into every...
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Comic Faith: The Great Tradition from Austen to Joyce

Robert M. Polhemus - Literary Criticism - 1980 - 398 pages
...and decorum; it brings together a sense of the good and a sense of the ridiculous. From the opening, "Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich, with...to unite some of the best blessings of existence," to the end, "the wishes, the hopes, the confidence, the predictions of the small band of true friends...
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Twentieth-century Fiction: From Text to Context

Peter Verdonk, Jean Jacques Weber - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1995 - 269 pages
...mutual focus of interest at that moment? 7 Below is the opening sentence of Jane Austen's novel Emma: Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich, with a...the world with very little to distress or vex her. (Austen 1816/1972: 37) Which word here indicates that some of these judgements concerning Emma might...
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Gender, Sex, and Subordination in England 1500-1800

Anthony Fletcher - History - 1995 - 442 pages
...in life and in love. Kenneth Branagh on the audiences for his film version of Much Ado about Nothing Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich, with a...seemed to unite some of the best blessings of existence . . . Mr Knightley, a sensible man about seven or eightand-thirty, was not only a very old and intimate...
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