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she would be serious,
She had been unwilling to mention Bingley; and the unsettled state of her own feelings had made her equally avoid the name of his friend. But now she would no longer conceal from her his share in Lydia's marriage.
at so convenient a proposal;
her mother should be always giving him such an epithet.
how her mother would take it;
whether all his wealth and grandeur would be enough to overcome her abhorrence of the man. But whether she were violently set against the match, or violently delighted with it, it was certain that her manner would be equally ill adapted to do credit to her sense;
Mr. Darcy should hear the first raptures of her joy, than the first vehemence of her disapprobation.
but he was going to be made unhappy; and that it should be through her means — that she, his favourite child, should be distressing him by her choice, should be filling him with fears and regrets in disposing of her —
her former opinions had been more reasonable, her expressions more moderate!
Mr. Darcy was really the object of her choice,
the gradual change which her estimation of him had undergone,
her absolute certainty that his affection was not the work of a day, but had stood the test of many months' suspense,
what Mr. Darcy had voluntarily done for Lydia.
Every thing was too recent for gaiety,
there was no longer anything material to be dreaded, and the comfort of ease and familiarity would come in time.
such an effusion was heard only by herself,
though in the certain possession of his warmest affection, and secure of her relations' consent, there was still something to be wished for.
they should be removed from society so little pleasing to either, to all the comfort and elegance of their family party at Pemberley.
Elizabeth had much rather not,
by the practice of what might be called economy in her own private expences,
such an income as theirs, under the direction of two persons so extravagant in their wants, and heedless of the future, must be very insufficient to their support;
as an act of indispensable duty to clear away the claims of creditors with all the expedition which the most comprehensive retrenchments could secure,
saw no dignity in anything short of it.
it to be prescribed, and felt as a duty.
there might be little more difficulty in persuading them to a complete, than to half a reformation.
the sacrifice of one pair of horses would be hardly less painful than of both,
A small house in their own neighbourhood, where they might still have Lady Russell's society, still be near Mary, and still have the pleasure of sometimes seeing the lawns and groves of Kellynch,
it agreed with her;
She did not blame Lady Russell, she did not blame herself for having been guided by her;
were any young person, in similar circumstances, to apply to her for counsel, they would never receive any of such certain immediate wretchedness, such uncertain future good.
under every disadvantage of disapprobation at home, and every anxiety attending his profession, all their probable fears, delays, and disappointments, she should yet have been a happier woman in maintaining the engagement, than she had been in the sacrifice of it;
had the usual share, had even more than the usual share of all such solicitudes and suspense been theirs,
it was folly,
of the past being known to those three only among her connexions, by whom no syllable,
would ever be whispered, and in the trust that among his, the brother only with whom he had been residing, had received any information of their short-lived engagement.
she hoped that the acquaintance between herself and the Crofts,
need not involve any particular awkwardness.
to be sorry that she had missed the opportunity of seeing them.
everything considered, she wished to remain.
It would be most right, and most wise, and, therefore must involve least suffering to go with the others.
results the most serious to his family from the intimacy were more than possible.
her father had at present an idea of the kind. Mrs Clay had freckles, and a projecting tooth, and a clumsy wrist, which he was continually making severe remarks upon, in her absence; but she was young, and certainly altogether well-looking, and possessed, in an acute mind and assiduous pleasing manners, infinitely more dangerous attractions than any merely personal might have been.
but Elizabeth, who in the event of such a reverse would be so much more to be pitied than herself, should never,
have reason to reproach her for giving no warning.
though there were on each side continual subjects of offence, neither family could now do without it.
other Elliots could have her advantage in seeing how unknown, or unconsidered there, were the affairs which at Kellynch Hall were treated as of such general publicity and pervading interest;
she must now submit to feel that another lesson, in the art of knowing our own nothingness beyond our own circle, was become necessary for her;
to avoid such self-delusion in future,
of the extraordinary blessing of having one such truly sympathising friend as Lady Russell.