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can I promise to be wiser than so many of my fellow-creatures if I am tempted, or how am I even

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Had Elizabeth been able to encounter his eye, she might have seen how well the expression of heart-felt delight, diffused over his face, became him.

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every one of the novels. To some the delightful freshness and humour of Northanger Abbey, its completeness, finish, and entrain, obscure the undoubted critical facts that its scale is small, and its scheme, after all, that of burlesque or parody, a kind in which the

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conjecturing

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Think only of the past as its remembrance gives your pleasure.

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However little known the feelings or views of such a man may be on his first entering a neighbourhood, this truth is so well fixed in the minds of the

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by allowance" and "loving with personal love." This distinction applies to books as well as to men and women; and in the case of the not very numerous authors who are the objects of the personal affection, it brings a curious consequence with it. There

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Podría fácilmente perdonarle su orgullo si no hubiese mortificado el mío.

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–Querida, no pienses en cosas tristes. Tengamos esperanzas en cosas mejores. Animémonos con la idea de que puedo sobrevivirte.

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In marrying your nephew, I should not consider myself as quitting that sphere. He is a gentleman; I am a gentleman's daughter; so far we are equal.

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El buen filósofo sólo saca beneficio de donde lo hay.

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La imaginación de una dama va muy rápido y salta de la admiración al amor y del amor al matrimonio en un momento.

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never had she so honestly felt that she could have loved him, as now, when all love must be vain.

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That would be the greatest misfortune of all! -- To find a man agreeable whom one is determined to hate! -- Do not wish me such an evil.

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thousand

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congratulatory

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[...] If it was not for the entail, I should not mind it.""What should not you mind?""I should not mind anything at all.""Let us be thankful that you are preserved from a state of such insensibility.

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Where does discretion end, and avarice begin?

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Certainly, sir; and it has the advantage also of being in vogue amongst the less polished societies of the world. Every savage can dance.

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... dar a conocer las faltas anteriores de una persona desconociendo cuáles son sus sentimientos en el presente, es injustificable.

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Mary était la seule qui restait maintenant à Longbourn et nécessairement elle fut distraite de ses études par Mme Bennet, qui ne pouvait se passer de société. Mary

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The more I see the world, most dislike, and the time confirms my belief in the inconsistency of human nature and how little can one trust the appearances of goodness or intelligence

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One cannot wonder that so very fine ayoung man, with family, fortune, everything in his favour, shouldthink highly of himself. If I may so express it, he hasa right to be proud.

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That would be the greatest misfortune of all! To find a man agreeable whom one is determined to hate!

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My feelings are not puffed about with every attempt to move them. My temper would perhaps be called resentful. My good opinion once lost, is lost forever.

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His pride," said Miss Lucas, "does not offend me so much as pride often does, because there is an excuse for it. One cannot wonder that so very fine a young man, with family, fortune, everything in his favour, should think highly of himself. If I may so express it, he has a right to be proud." "That

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Lady Catherine was extremely indignant on the marriage of her nephew; and as she gave way to all the genuine frankness of her character in her reply to the letter which announced its arrangement, she sent him language so very abusive, especially of Elizabeth, that for some time all intercourse was at an end. But at length, by Elizabeth's persuasion, he was prevailed on to overlook the offence, and seek a reconciliation; and, after a little further resistance on the part of his aunt, her resentment gave way, either to her affection for him, or her curiosity to see how his wife conducted herself; and she

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Creo que en todo individuo hay cierta tendencia a un determinado mal, a un defecto innato, que ni siquiera la mejor educación puede vencer.

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I T IS A TRUTH UNIVERSALLY ACKNOWLEDGED, THAT A SINGLE MAN IN POSSESSION of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife. However

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endeavours to separate us were the means of removing all my doubts.

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... los argumentos en que ha apoyado tan extraordinaria exigencia han sido tan frívolos como irreflexiva es la exigencia misma.

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extracts.

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If your feelings are still what they were last April, tell me so at once. My affections and wishes are unchanged; but one word from you will silence me on this subject for ever. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you."--Mr. Darcy

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no one else could be benefited by such a belief as this; for were I persuaded that Charlotte had any regard for him, I should only think worse of her understanding than I now

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Darcy was continually giving offense.

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My dear Mr. Bennet," said his lady to him one day, "have you heard that Netherfield Park is let at last?" Mr. Bennet

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You are too generous to trifle with me. If your feelings are still what they were last April, tell me so at once. My affections and wishes are unchanged, but one word from you will silence me on this subject for ever.

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The fact is, that you were sick of civility, of deference, of officious attention. You were disgusted with the women who were always speaking, and looking, and thinking for your approbation alone.

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Darcy, "of conversing easily with those I have never seen before. I cannot catch their tone of conversation, or appear interested in their concerns, as I often see done." "My fingers," said Elizabeth, "do not move over this instrument in the masterly manner which I see so many women's do. They have not the same force or rapidity, and do not produce the same expression. But then I have always supposed it to be my own fault—because I will not take the trouble of practising. It is not that I do not believe my fingers as capable as any other woman's of superior execution." Darcy smiled and said, "You are perfectly right. You have employed your time much better. No one admitted to the privilege of hearing you can think anything wanting. We neither of us perform to strangers." Here

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However little known the feelings or views of such a man may be on his first entering a neighbourhood, this truth is so well fixed in the minds of the surrounding families, that he is considered the rightful property of some one or other of their daughters.

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If I were as rich as Mr. Darcy," cried a young Lucas, who came with his sisters, "I should not care how proud I was. I would keep a pack of foxhounds, and drink a bottle of wine a day." "Then

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The manner in which they spoke of the Meryton assembly was sufficiently characteristic. Bingley had never met

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From the very beginning—from the first moment, I may almost say—of my acquaintance with you, your manners, impressing me with the fullest belief of your arrogance, your conceit, and your selfish disdain of the feelings of others, were such as to form the groundwork of disapprobation on which succeeding events have built so immovable a dislike; and I had not known you a month before I felt that you were the last man in the world whom I could ever be prevailed on to marry." "You

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The next morning, as she was going downstairs, she was met by her father, who came out of his library with a letter in his hand. "Lizzy," said he, "I was going to look for you; come into my room." She followed him thither; and her curiosity to know what he had to tell her was heightened by the supposition of its being in some manner connected

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One has got all the goodness, and the other all the appearance of it

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It is not that I do not believe my fingers as capable as any other woman's of superior execution

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Mary was the only daughter who remained at home; and she was necessarily drawn from the pursuit of accomplishments by Mrs. Bennet's being quite unable to sit alone.

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