Anne hoped she had outlived the age of blushing; but the age of emotion she certainly had not.
I should think he must be rather a dressy man for his time of life. Such a number of looking-glasses! Oh Lord! There is not getting away from one's self
There could have been no two hearts so open, no tastes so similar, no feelings so in unison
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!
But people themselves alter so much, that there is something new to be observed in them for ever.
Had I been in love, I could not have been more wretchedly blind. But vanity, not love, has been my folly.
I am the happiest creature in the world. Perhaps other people have said so before, but not one with such justice. I am happier even than Jane; she only smiles, I laugh.
If a women is partial to a man and does not endeavor to conceal it. Then he must find it out
Mary wished to say something very sensible, but knew not how.
Next to being married, a girl likes being crossed in love a little now and again.
The more I see of the world, the more am i dissatisfied with it; and everyday confirms my belief of the inconsistencies of all human.
We all know him to be a proud, unpleasant sort of man; but this would be nothing if you really liked him.
You do not make allowance enough for difference of situation and temper.
From a night of more sleep than she had expected, Marianne awoke the next morning to the same consciousness of misery in which she had closed her eyes.
Mrs. Jennings was a widow, with an ample jointure. She had only two daughters, both of whom she had lived to see respectably married, and she had now therefore nothing to do but to marry all the rest of the world.
Dear Diary, Today I tried not to think about Mr. Knightly. I tried not to think about him when I discussed the menu with Cook... I tried not to think about him in the garden where I thrice plucked the petals off a daisy to acertain his feelings for Harriet. I don't think we should keep daisies in the garden, they really are a drab little flower. And I tried not to think about him when I went to bed, but something had to be done.
I may have lost my heart, but not my self-control.
Of all horrid things, leave-taking is the worst.
Well, evil to some is always good to others.
But you must give my compliments to him. Yes - I think it must be compliments. Is not there a something wanted, Miss Price, in our language - a something between compliments and - and love - to suit the sort of friendly acquaintance we have had together? - So many months acquaintance! - But compliments may be sufficient here.
If this man had not twelve thousand a year, he would be a very stupid fellow.
She was feeling, thinking, trembling about everything; agitated, happy, miserable, infinitely obliged, absolutely angry.
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 could not be persuaded into doing what I thought wrong, I will never be tricked into it.
The past, present, and future, were all equally in gloom.
Aye, a very bad business indeed. A new sort of way this, for a young fellow to be making love, by breaking his mistress's head, is not it, Miss Elliot? This is breaking a head and giving a plaister truly!
I will not allow books to prove anything.
There is a quickness of perception in some, a nicety in the discernment of character, a natural penetration, in short, which no experience in others can equal...
A report of a most alarming nature reached me two days ago.
But self, though it would intrude, could not engross her.
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