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Charles Hayter was wise.
they were going to take a long walk,
Mary could not like to go with them;
the sort of necessity which the family habits seemed to produce, of everything being to be communicated, and everything being to be done together, however undesired and inconvenient.
as she might be useful in turning back with her sister, and lessening the interference in any plan of their own.
it was too late to retract,
He was more engaged with Louisa than with Henrietta. Louisa certainly put more forward for his notice than her sister.
his resolution of calling on his aunt, now that he was so near;
the advantage of resting herself a quarter of an hour at Winthrop, as she felt so tired,
Louisa had got a much better somewhere,
their still being, in some spot or other.
Louisa had found a better seat somewhere else, and she would go on till she overtook her.
words of such interest, spoken with such serious warmth!
there had been just that degree of feeling and curiosity about her in his manner
Mary had shewn herself disobliging to him,
a seat to any lady who might be particularly tired; it would save her a full mile, and they were going through Uppercross.
the Elliot pride
Yes; he had done it.
She was in the carriage, and
he had placed her there, that his will and his hands had done it,
she owed it to his perception of her fatigue, and his resolution to give her rest.
This little circumstance seemed the completion of all that had gone before.
She understood him. He could not forgive her, but he could not be unfeeling. Though condemning her for the past, and considering it with high and unjust resentment, though perfectly careless of her, and though becoming attached to another, still he could not see her suffer, without the desire of giving her relief. It was a remainder of former sentiment; it was an impulse of pure, though unacknowledged friendship; it was a proof of his own warm and amiable heart,
her keener powers might not consider either of them as quite worthy of her brother;
their style of driving, which she imagined no bad representation of the general guidance of their affairs,
It would place her in the same village with Captain Wentworth, within half a mile of him; they would have to frequent the same church, and there must be intercourse between the two families. This was against her; but on the other hand, he spent so much of his time at Uppercross, that in removing thence she might be considered rather as leaving him behind, than as going towards him; and, upon the whole,
she must, on this interesting question, be the gainer, almost as certainly as in her change of domestic society, in leaving poor Mary for Lady Russell.
it might be possible for her to avoid ever seeing Captain Wentworth at the Hall: those rooms had witnessed former meetings which would be brought too painfully before her;
They did not like each other, and no renewal of acquaintance now could do any good; and were Lady Russell to see them together, she might think that he had too much self-possession, and she too little.
she had been stationed quite long enough. Her usefulness to little Charles would always give some sweetness to the memory of her two months' visit there, but he was gaining strength apace, and she had nothing else to stay for.
A letter from his friend, Captain Harville, having found him out at last, had brought intelligence of Captain Harville's being settled with his family at Lyme for the winter; of their being therefore, quite unknowingly, within twenty miles of each other. Captain Harville had never been in good health since a severe wound which he received two years before, and Captain Wentworth's anxiety to see him had determined him to go immediately to Lyme. He had been there for four-and-twenty hours.
His acquittal was complete, his friendship warmly honoured,
going there again himself, it was only seventeen miles from Uppercross; though November, the weather was by no means bad;
He had been engaged to Captain Harville's sister, and was now mourning her loss. They had been a year or two waiting for fortune and promotion. Fortune came, his prize-money as lieutenant being great; promotion, too, came at last; but Fanny Harville did not live to know it. She had died the preceding summer while he was at sea.
believed it impossible for man to be more attached to woman than poor Benwick had been to Fanny Harville, or to be more deeply afflicted under the dreadful change.
his disposition as of the sort which must suffer heavily, uniting very strong feelings with quiet, serious, and retiring manners, and a decided taste for reading, and sedentary pursuits.
she left great happiness behind her when they quitted the house;
she was convinced of sailors having more worth and warmth than any other set of men in England;
they only knew how to live, and they only deserved to be respected and loved.
she thought it was the misfortune of poetry to be seldom safely enjoyed by those who enjoyed it completely; and
the strong feelings which alone could estimate it truly were the very feelings which ought to taste it but sparingly.
at the idea of her coming to Lyme to preach patience and resignation to a young man whom she had never seen before;
like many other great moralists and preachers, she had been eloquent on a point in which her own conduct would ill bear examination.
saw how very desirable it was that he should have some active, respectable young man, as a resident curate,
at the advantage of such resident curate's being married.
the course of events and the new interests of Henrietta's views should have placed her friend at all in favour with any of the Musgrove family;
such another woman were at Uppercross,
she should like to know who he was.
their father and Mr Elliot had not, for many years, been on such terms as to make the power of attempting an introduction at all desirable.
She would not, upon any account, mention her having met with him the second time; luckily Mary did not much attend to their having passed close by him in their earlier walk, but she would have felt quite ill-used by Anne's having actually run against him in the passage, and received his very polite excuses, while she had never been near him at all;