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Patterns of Diction in Jane Austen's Major Novels


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it would have been particularly proper and becoming in a brother to have done it himself; but Mr. Crawford, with all his boasted good-nature, and all his coachmanship, probably knew nothing of the matter, and had no active kindness in comparison of Edmund.
to think it rather hard upon the mare to have such double duty; if she were forgotten, the poor mare should be remembered.
whether she meant to ride the next day.
Edmund and Julia were invited to dine at the Parsonage, and she was excluded.
she was on the sofa.
His own forgetfulness of her was worse than anything which they had done. Nothing of this would have happened had she been properly considered; but she had been left four days together without any choice of companions or exercise, and without any excuse for avoiding whatever her unreasonable aunts might require.
for four days together she had not had the power of riding,
however unwilling he must be to check a pleasure of Miss Crawford's, that it should never happen again.
her losses, both of health and pleasure, would be soon made good.
the properest thing to be done was for him to walk down to the Parsonage directly, and call on Mr. Crawford, and inquire whether Wednesday would suit him or not.
the barouche would hold four perfectly well, independent of the box, on which one might go with him.
their having positively assured Mrs. Rushworth that Fanny could not go, and the very strange appearance there would consequently be in taking her,
It must have the strangest appearance!
It would be something so very unceremonious, so bordering on disrespect for Mrs. Rushworth, whose own manners were such a pattern of good-breeding and attention, that she really did not feel equal to it.
she need not distress herself on Mrs. Rushworth's account, because he had taken the opportunity, as he walked with her through the hall, of mentioning Miss Price as one who would probably be of the party, and had directly received a very sufficient invitation for his cousin,
she ought to offer to stay at home herself.
thought it an excellent plan, and had it at her tongue's end, and was on the point of proposing it, when Mrs. Grant spoke.
the greater desirableness of some carriage which might convey more than two.
the chaise should be taken also;
shewing the house to such of them as had not been there before,
They would go to one end of it, in the line they were then in— for there was a straight green walk along the bottom by the side of the ha-ha— and perhaps turn a little way in some other direction, if it seemed likely to assist them, and be back in a few minutes.
she was rested,
her remaining where she was
passing through it into the park, that their views and their plans might be more comprehensive.
It was the very thing of all others to be wished, it was the best, it was the only way of proceeding with any advantage,
and he directly saw a knoll not half a mile off, which would give them exactly the requisite command of the house.
he had brought the key; he had been very near thinking whether he should not bring the key; he was determined he would never come without the key again;
he would go and fetch the key. He set off accordingly.
she had not seen Mr. Rushworth.
she had seen anything of Miss Crawford and Edmund.
Edmund had wished for her very much,
he should certainly have come back for her, had she not been tired already;
It would hardly be early in November, there were generally delays, a bad passage or something;
It would probably be the middle of November at least; the middle of November was three months off. Three months comprised thirteen weeks. Much might happen in thirteen weeks.
his lengthened absence from Mansfield, without anything but pleasure in view, and his own will to consult, made it perfectly clear that he did not care about her; and his indifference was so much more than equalled by her own,
that were he now to step forth the owner of Mansfield Park, the Sir Thomas complete, which he was to be in time, she did not believe she could accept him.
she must have been mistaken,
think differently in future;
would she have been not to be obliged to listen,
most unwillingly,
she did not wish to dance.
to take Mansfield in his way, whenever he could,
Their mother had no objection to the plan, and they were not in the least afraid of their father's disapprobation. There could be no harm in what had been done in so many respectable families, and by so many women of the first consideration; and it must be scrupulousness run mad that could see anything to censure in a plan like theirs, comprehending only brothers and sisters and intimate friends, and which would never be heard of beyond themselves.
admit that Maria's situation might require particular caution and delicacy—but that could not extend to her— she was at liberty; and Maria evidently considered her engagement as only raising her so much more above restraint, and leaving her less occasion than Julia to consult either father or mother. Edmund had little to hope, but he was still urging the subject when Henry Crawford entered the room, fresh from the Parsonage, calling out,
that might not be thought of: he was very sure his sister had no wish of acting but as she might be useful,
she would not allow herself to be considered in the present case.
the part of Amelia to be in every respect the property of Miss Crawford, if she would accept it.
it could be chosen in the present instance, that it could be proposed and accepted in a private theatre!
the situation of one, and the language of the other, so unfit to be expressed by any woman of modesty,
her cousins could be aware of what they were engaging in;