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Patterns of Diction in Jane Austen's Major Novels


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and, therefore, it seems as if such a thing even as this, may have occurred before—and if I should be so fortunate, beyond expression, as to— if Mr. Knightley should really —if he does not mind the disparity, I hope, dear Miss Woodhouse, you will not set yourself against it, and try to put difficulties in the way. But you are too good for that, I am sure."
"I must say that I have."
"Mr. Martin! No indeed!—There was not a hint of Mr. Martin. I hope I know better now, than to care for Mr. Martin, or to be suspected of it."
"I never should have presumed to think of it at first,"
"but for you. You told me to observe him carefully, and let his behaviour be the rule of mine—and so I have. But now I seem to feel that I may deserve him; and that if he does chuse me, it will not be any thing so very wonderful."
"She could not compose herself — — Mr. Woodhouse would be alarmed— she had better go;"—
"When I got to Donwell,"
"Knightley could not be found. Very odd! very unaccountable! after the note I sent him this morning, and
the message he returned, that
"No, no, that's to-morrow; and I particularly wanted to see Knightley to-day on that very account.—Such a dreadful broiling morning!—I went over the fields too—
which made it so much the worse. And then not to find him at home! I assure you I am not at all pleased. And no apology left, no message for me.
The housekeeper declared
Very extraordinary!—And nobody knew at all which way he was gone. Perhaps to Hartfield, perhaps to the Abbey Mill, perhaps into his woods.—Miss Woodhouse, this is not like our friend Knightley!—Can you explain it?"
"I met William Larkins,"
"as I got near the house, and
he told me
but I did not believe him.—William seemed rather out of humour.
he said,
I have nothing to do with William's wants, but it really is of very great importance that I should see Knightley to-day; and it becomes a matter, therefore, of very serious inconvenience that I should have had this hot walk to no purpose."
"the young lady's pride would now be contented;"
"she had always meant to catch Knightley if she could;"
"Rather he than I!"—
"No, I hope I know better than to think of Robert Martin,"