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Patterns of Diction in Jane Austen's Major Novels


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he was going on business which he would not put off for any inducement in the world; and something about a very enviable commission, and being the bearer of something exceedingly precious. Mr. Perry could not quite understand him, but he was very sure there must be a lady in the case, and he told him so; and Mr. Elton only looked very conscious and smiling, and rode off in great spirits.
  • Novel: Emma
  • Character: Narrator as Harriet Smith as Miss Nash as Mr. Perry as Mr Elton
  • Link to text in chapter 8
  • Text ID: 00640