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Well, well," said he, "do not make yourself unhappy. If you are a good girl for the next ten years, I will take you to a review at the end of them.

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But do not be cast down. Such squeamish youths as cannot bear to be connected with a little absurdity are not worth a regret

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I was uncomfortable enough. I was very uncomfortable, I may say unhappy.

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I'm ill qualified to recommend myself to strangers." Mr. Darcy

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They found Mr. Bennet still up. With a book he was regardless of time;...

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Pride,’ observed Mary, who piqued herself upon the solidity of her reflections, ‘is a very common failing, I believe. By all that I have ever read, I am convinced that it is very common indeed; that human nature is particularly prone to it, and that there are very few of us who do not cherish a feeling of self-complacency on the score of some quality or other, real or imaginary.

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You go to Brighton! -- I would not trust you so near it as East-Bourne, for fifty pounds! No, Kitty, I have at last learnt to be cautious, and you will feel the effects of it. No officer is ever to enter my house again, nor even to pass through the village. Balls will be absolutely prohibited, unless you stand up with one of your sisters. And you are never to stir out of doors till you can prove that you have spent ten minutes of every day in a rational manner.

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You have bewitched me, body and soul.

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I admire all my three sons-in-law highly. Wickham, perhaps is my favourite; but I think I shall like your husband quite as well as Jane's.

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The boy protested that she should not; she continued to declare that she would, and the argument ended only with the visit.

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La vanidad y el orgullo son cosas distintas, aunque muchas veces se usen como sinónimos. El orgullo está relacionado con la opinión que tenemos de nosotros mismos; la vanidad, con lo que quisiéramos que los demás pensaran de nosotros.

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a veces es malo ser tan reservada. Si una mujer disimula su afecto al objeto mismo, puede perder la oportunidad de conquistarle;

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universally

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Such I was, from eight to eight-and-twenty; and such I might still have been but for you, dearest, loveliest Elizabeth! What do I not owe you! You taught me a lesson, hard indeed at first, but most advantageous. By you, I was properly humbled. I came to you without a doubt of my reception. You showed me how insufficient were all my pretensions to please a woman worthy of being pleased.

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May we take my uncle's letter to read to her? Take whatever you like, and get away.

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There is a fine old saying, which everybody here is of course familiar with: 'Keep your breath to cool your porridge'; and I shall keep mine to swell my song.

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Oh! if that is all, I have a very poor opinion of young men who live in Derbyshire; and their intimate friends who live in Hertfordshire are not much better. I am sick of them all. Thank Heaven! I am going tommorow where I shall find a man who has not one agreeable quality, who has neither manner nor sense to recommend him. Stupid men are the only ones worth knowing, after all.

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Elizabeth found that nothing was beneath this great lady's attention, which could furnish her with an occasion of dictating to others.

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Nothing remains for me but to assure you in the most animated language of the violence of my affection.

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We must not be so ready to fancy ourselves intentionally injured... It is very often nothing but our own vanity that deceives us.

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But self, though it would intrude, could not engross her.

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What is his name?

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Ansiaba su estima cuando ya no podía esperar obtenerla; necesitaba oirlo cuando no parecía existir la menor probabilidad de avenencia; estaba convencida de que habría sido dichosa a su lado, cuando no era probable que se produjera un nuevo encuentro entre ambos.

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Whatever bears affinity to cunning is despicable.

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Where she feared most to fail, she was most sure of success, for those to whom she endeavored to give pleasure were prepossessed in her favor.

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She is tolerable; but not handsome enough to tempt me; I am in no humour at present to give consequence to young ladies who are slighted by other men.

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For my part, I am determined never to speak of it again to anybody. I told my sister Phillips so the other day.

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Only the deepest love will persuade me into matrimony, which is why I will end up an old maid.

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Really, Mr. Collins,' cried Elizabeth with some warmth, 'you puzzle me exceedingly. If what I have hitherto said can appear to you in the form of encouragement, I know not how to express my refusal in such a way as to convince you of its being one.

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Persuasion

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There was certainly at this moment, in Elizabeth's mind, a more gentle sensation towards the original, that she had ever felt in the height of their acquaintance.Elizabeth's changing relationship with Darcy on first visit to Pemberley, Chapter 43.

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Then, my dear, you may have the advantage of your friend, and introduce Mr. Bingley to her.

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—Es cierto que no tengo la facilidad que poseen otros —señaló Darcy— de conversar con soltura con aquellos que no conocen. No puedo ceñirme al tono de su conversación, ni fingirme interesado por sus asuntos, como veo hacer tan a menudo.

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...there are very few of us who have heart enough to be in love without encouragement.

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Would Mr. Darcy then consider the rashness of your original intention as atoned for by your obstinacy in adhering to it?

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As he quitted the room, Elizabeth felt how improbable it was that they should ever see each other again on such terms of cordiality... and as she threw a retrospective glance over the whole of their acquaintance, so full of contradictions and varieties, sighed at the perverseness of those feelings which would now have promoted its continuance, and would formerly have rejoiced in its termination.

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Me pregunto quién sería el primero en descubrir la eficacia de la poesía para acabar con el amor. - Yo siempre he considerado que la poesía es el alimento del amor - dijo Darcy. - De un gran amor, sólido y fuerte, puede. Todo nutre a lo que ya es fuerte de por sí. Pero si es solo una inclinación ligera, sin ninguna base, un buen soneto la acabaría matando de hambre.

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I sincerely hope your Christmas...may abound in the gaieties which the season generally brings…

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Mr. Bennet was among the earliest of those who waited on Mr. Bingley. He had always intended to visit him, though to the last always assuring his wife that he should not go; and till the evening after the visit was paid she had no knowledge of it. It was then disclosed in the following manner. Observing his second daughter employed in trimming a hat, he suddenly addressed her with:

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The colour which had been driven from her face, returned for half a minute with an additional glow, and a smile of delight added lustre to her eyes, as she thought for that space of time that his affection and wishes must still be unshaken. But she would not be secure".

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Prejudice

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My ideas flow so rapidly that I have not time to expressed them.

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So Lizzy,' said he one day, 'your sister is crossed in love I find. I congratulate her. Next to being married, a girl likes to be crossed in love a little now and then. It is something to think of, and gives her a sort of distinction among her companions.

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…she endeavoured to forget what she could not overlook…

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...by a young woman of inferior birth, of no importance in the world, and wholly unallied to the family!

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I cannot fix on the hour, or the spot, or the look, or the words, which laid the foundation. It is too long ago. I was in the middle before I knew that I had begun.

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el esfuerzo debe ser proporcional a lo que se pretende.

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How earnestly did she then wish that her former opinions had been more reasonable, more moderate!

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I have been used to consider poetry as the food of love.

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