The like reserve prevailed on other topics. She and Mr. Frank Churchil "Very odd! but one never does form a just idea of any body beforehand. Harriet slept at Hartfield that night. For some weeks past she had bee "Handsome! Oh! no--far from it--certainly plain. I told you he was pla
Human nature is so well disposed towards those who are in interesting "That is the case with us all, papa. One half of the world cannot unde The marriage of Lieut. Fairfax of the _______ regiment of infantry, an
"I do not know whether it ought to be so, but certainly silly things d "Miss Woodhouse, as you will not give me your opinion, I must do as we The brothers talked of their own concerns and pursuits, but principall "Why will not you write one yourself for us, Mr. Elton?" said she; "th
Harriet could not long resist so delightful a persuasion. She read the "Nonsense, errant nonsense, as ever was talked!" cried Mr. Knightley.- "My dear Emma," said he, moving from his chair into one close by her, "Did you ever have your likeness taken, Harriet?" said she: "did you e
Mr. Elton looked all happiness at this proposition; and nothing could "Certainly--very strong it was; to own the truth, a great deal stronge "No, I do not; that is, I do not mean--What shall I do? What would you "He is very young to settle," was Mr. Woodhouse's observation. "He had
"I have still the advantage of you by sixteen years' experience, and b "I do so wonder, Miss Woodhouse, that you should not be married, or go Or a trident? or a mermaid? or a shark? Oh, no! shark is only one syll The hair was curled, and the maid sent away, and Emma sat down to thin
She owned that, considering every thing, she was not absolutely withou Mrs. Bates, the widow of a former vicar of Highbury, was a very old la "News! Oh! yes, I always like news. What is it?--why do you smile so?- "This man is almost too gallant to be in love," thought Emma. "I shoul