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Patterns of Diction in Jane Austen's Major Novels


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"No, none at all,"
"How horrid all this is!"
"Such weather makes every thing and every body disgusting. Dullness is as much produced within doors as without, by rain. It makes one detest all one's acquaintance. What the devil does Sir John mean by not having a billiard room in his house? How few people know what comfort is! Sir John is as stupid as the weather."
"Much nearer thirty,"
"As vile a spot as I ever saw in my life,"
"Then you would be very ill-bred,"
"I did not know I contradicted any body in calling your mother ill-bred."
"I came into Devonshire with no other view."
"I never said any thing so irrational. Don't palm all your abuses of languages upon me."
"I thought you were both in Devonshire,"
"When do you go back again?"