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Patterns of Diction in Jane Austen's Major Novels


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he might almost have supposed himself in the small summer breakfast parlour at Rosings;
she had neither been seeing him before, nor thinking of him since, with the smallest degree of unreasonable admiration.
the commonest, dullest, most threadbare topic might be rendered interesting by the skill of the speaker.
how far Netherfield was from Meryton;
how long Mr. Darcy had been staying there.
“A young man, too, like you, whose very countenance may vouch for your being amiable”
it was not of the least importance,
he considered the money as a mere trifle,
she would not make herself uneasy.
her relation was very intimately acquainted with the family of de Bourgh.
he had given a very rational account of it,
describing the civility of Mr. and Mrs . Phillips,
he did not in the least regard his losses at whist,
he crowded his cousins,
Mr. Bingley, if he had been imposed on, would have much to suffer when the affair became public.
an age since they had met,
what she had been doing with herself since their separation.
she had no disinclination for it.
whether he intended to accept Mr. Bingley's invitation, and if he did, whether he would think it proper to join in the evening's amusement;
to have Mr. Collins instead!
she was selected from among her sisters as worthy of being the mistress of Hunsford Parsonage, and of assisting to form a quadrille table at Rosings, in the absence of more eligible visitors.
the probability of their marriage was extremely agreeable to her.
Mr. Collins might never make the offer, and till he did, it was useless to quarrel about him.
his being purposely omitted for Mr. Darcy's pleasure in the Bingleys' invitation to the officers;
Wickham had been obliged to go to town on business the day before, and was not yet returned;
he was universally liked.
not to be a simpleton, and allow her fancy for Wickham to make her appear unpleasant in the eyes of a man of ten times his consequence.
their silence was to last through the two dances,
it would be the greater punishment to her partner to oblige him to talk,
whatever she wished him to say should be said.
if she and her sisters did not very often walk to Meryton.
he had just been so fortunate as to make a most important discovery.
Mr. Darcy would consider his addressing him without introduction as an impertinent freedom, rather than a compliment to his aunt;
it was not in the least necessary there should be any notice on either side;
if it were, it must belong to Mr. Darcy, the superior in consequence, to begin the acquaintance.
His being such a charming young man, and so rich, and living but three miles from them,
then it was such a comfort to think how fond the two sisters were of Jane, and to be certain that they must desire the connection as much as she could do. It was, moreover, such a promising thing for her younger daughters, as Jane's marrying so greatly must throw them in the way of other rich men; and lastly, it was so pleasant at her time of life to be able to consign her single daughters to the care of their sister, that she might not be obliged to go into company more than she liked.
Lady Lucas might soon be equally fortunate,
having spoken so sensibly,
he was a remarkably clever, good kind of young man.
had her family made an agreement to expose themselves as much as they could during the evening, it would have been impossible for them to play their parts with more spirit or finer success;
some of the exhibition had escaped his notice,
his feelings were not of a sort to be much distressed by the folly which he must have witnessed.
to stand up with somebody else,
to introduce him to any young lady in the room.
as to dancing, he was perfectly indifferent to it;
his chief object was by delicate attentions to recommend himself to her
he should therefore make a point of remaining close to her the whole evening.
the elegance of their entertainment, and the hospitality and politeness which had marked their behaviour to their guests.
of seeing the whole family soon at Longbourn,