A young woman, if she fall into bad gands, may be teazed, and kept at a distance from those she wants to be with; but one cannot comprehend a young man's being under such restraint, as not to be able to spend a week with his father, if he likes it.
More Quotes from Jane Austen:He is a gentleman, and I am a gentleman's daughter. So far we are equal.
Heavens! let me not suppose that she dares go about Emma Woodhouse-ing me! But, upon my honour, there seems no limits to the licentiousness of that woman's tongue!
The boy protested that she should not; she continued to declare that she would, and the argument ended only with the visit.
But I hate to hear you talking so like a fine gentleman, and as if women were all fine ladies, instead of rational creatures. We none of us expect to be in smooth water all our days.
Where there is a wish to please, one ought to overlook, and one does overlook a great deal.
She had a lively, playful disposition that delighted in anything ridiculous.
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