She had reached the age of seventeen, without having seen one amiable youth who could call forth her sensibility, without having inspired one real passion, and without having excited even any admiration but what was very moderate and very transient.
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So you and I are to be left to shift by ourselves, with this poor sick child; and not a creature coming near us all the evening! I knew how it would be. This is always my luck. If there is anything disagreeable going on men are always sure to get out of it, and Charles is as bad as any of them.
But to live in ignorance on such a point was impossible.
Mr. Collins was not a sensible man, and the deficiency of nature had been but little assisted by education or society . . .
I am certainly the most fortunate creature ever existed!
She felt the loss of Willoughby's character yet more heavily than she had felt the loss of his heart . . .
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