There is one thing, Emma, which a man can always do if he chooses, and that is his duty; not by manoeuvring and finessing, but by vigour and resolution. - Mr. Knightley
More Quotes from Jane Austen:A man who has been refused! How could I ever be foolish enough to expect a renewal of his love? Is there one among the sex, who would not protest against such a weakness as a second proposal to the same woman? There is no indignity so abhorrent to their feelings!
He knew her illnesses; they never occurred but for her own convenience.
Nobody can tell what I suffer But it is always so. Those who do not complain are never pitied.
A family of ten children will be always called a fine family, where there are heads and arms and legs enough for the number.
If I had ever learnt, I should have been a great proficient.
We live at home, quiet, confined, and our feelings prey upon us.
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