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Patterns of Diction in Jane Austen's Major Novels


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She was,
in the greatest danger of being exquisitely happy, while so many were miserable.
The evil which brought such good to her!
To be going so soon, sent for so kindly, sent for as a comfort, and with leave to take Susan,
it to be terrible and grievous,
Within twenty-four hours she was hoping to be gone; her father and mother must be spoken to, Susan prepared, everything got ready.
He so near her, and in misery.
he should order the carriage to the door in half an hour.
their having breakfasted and being quite ready in half an hour.
she could never do enough for one who seemed so much to want her.
He could have no comfort but in Edmund. Every other child must be racking his heart. His displeasure against herself
would now be done away. She should be justified. Mr. Crawford would have fully acquitted her conduct in refusing him; but this, though most material to herself, would be poor consolation to Sir Thomas. Her uncle's displeasure was terrible to her; but what could her justification or her gratitude and attachment do for him? His stay must be on Edmund alone.
That Edmund must be for ever divided from Miss Crawford
and yet, till she knew that he felt the same, her own conviction was insufficient.
If he would now speak to her with the unreserve which had sometimes been too much for her before, it would be most consoling; but that
was not to be. She seldom saw him: never alone. He probably avoided being alone with her. What was to be inferred? That his judgment submitted to all his own peculiar and bitter share of this family affliction, but that it was too keenly felt to be a subject of the slightest communication. This must be his state. He yielded, but it was with agonies which did not admit of speech. Long, long would it be ere Miss Crawford's name passed his lips again, or she could hope for a renewal of such confidential intercourse as had been.
"And what,"
"what could you say?"
"quite cruel. At such a moment to give way to gaiety, to speak with lightness, and to you! Absolute cruelty."
"Did you?"