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" The hair was curled, and the maid sent away, and Emma sat down to think and be miserable.— It was a wretched business indeed!— Such an overthrow of every thing she had been wishing for!— Such a development of every thing most unwelcome!— Such... "
Emma, Volume 1 - Page 193
by Jane Austen - 1905 - 356 pages
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Emma: A Novel. In Three Volumes, Volume 1

Jane Austen - England - 1816
...little party, except herself. — But her mind had never been in such perturbation, and it needed a very strong effort to appear attentive and cheerful till...wretched business, indeed ! — Such an overthrow of every thing she had been wishing for ! — Such a development of every thing most unwelcome! — Such...
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Emma: A Novel. In Three Volumes, Volume 1

Jane Austen - England - 1816
...little party, except herself.—But her mind had never been in such perturbation, and it needed a very strong effort to appear attentive and cheerful till...maid sent away, and Emma sat down to think and be miserable.—It was a wretched business, indeed!—Such an overthrow of every thing she had been wishing...
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Emma, by the author of 'Pride and prejudice'. by Jane Austen

Jane Austen - 1833
...little party, except herself. But her mind had never been in such perturbation; and it needed a very strong effort to appear attentive and cheerful till...(separating allowed her the relief of quiet reflection. .THE hair was curled, and the maid sent away, and Emma sat down to think and be miserable. It was a...
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Emma: A Novel

Jane Austen - 1841 - 435 pages
...little party, except herself. But her mind had never been in such perturbation ; and it needed a very strong effort to appear attentive and cheerful till...a wretched business, indeed. Such an overthrow of every thing she had been wishing for ! Such a developement of every thing most unwelcome ! Such a blow...
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Emma

Jane Austen - 1881 - 224 pages
...little party, except herself. But her mind had never been in such perturbation ; and it needed a very strong effort to appear attentive and cheerful till...allowed her the relief of quiet reflection. CHAPTER XVI. THB hair was curled, and the maid sent away, and Emma sat down to think and be miserable. It was a...
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Emma

Jane Austen - 1882 - 419 pages
...little party, except herself. But her mind had never been in such perturbation ; and it needed a very strong effort to appear attentive and cheerful till...relief of quiet reflection. CHAPTER XVI. THE hair was curlevl, and the maid sent away, and Emma sat down to think and be miserable. It was a wretched business,...
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The Novels of Jane Austen: Emma

Jane Austen - English fiction - 1892
...little party, except herself. But her mind had never been in such perturbation; and it needed a very strong effort to appear attentive and cheerful till...allowed her the relief of quiet reflection. Chapter THE hair was curled, and the maid sent away, and Emma sat down to think and be miserable. It was a...
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Comic Faith: The Great Tradition from Austen to Joyce

Robert M. Polhemus - Literary Criticism - 1980 - 398 pages
...contradictions, may sometimes work to the advantage of the whole community, as they do in this novel. (3) The hair was curled, and the maid sent away, and Emma sat down to think and be miserable. [134] Though Emma may be "miserable," she is lucky enough to have a maid to serve her and to take her...
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Metaphors of Mind in Fiction and Psychology

Michael S. Kearns - Literary Criticism - 1987 - 259 pages
...wooing her and not Harriet Smith: "her mind had never been in such perturbation, and it needed a very strong effort to appear attentive and cheerful till...separating allowed her the relief of quiet reflection" (133). This description is different only in degree from those in Wieland and Pamela; Emma's thoughts,...
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Ambiguous Discourse: Feminist Narratology and British Women Writers

Kathy Mezei - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 286 pages
...proposal and the obvious failure of her plot to marry Harriet and Mr. Elton. She is at last alone: "The hair was curled, and the maid sent away, and Emma sat down to think and be miserable. — // was a wretched business indeed!— Such an overthrow of every thing she had been wishing for!...
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