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Chapter 15

Miss Collins was not a sensible woman, and the deficiency of nature had been but little assisted by education or society; the greatest part of her life having been spent under the guidance of an illiterate and miserly mother; and though she belonged to one of the universities, she had merely kept the necessary terms, without forming at it any useful acquaintance. 1,644 more words

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Chapter 14

During dinner Mrs. Bennet scarcely spoke at all; but when the servants were withdrawn, she thought it time to have some conversation with her guest, and therefore started a subject in which she expected her to shine, by observing that she seemed very fortunate in her patron. 1,077 more words

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Pride and Prejudice: Let's Talk About Adversity

Hello Blogosphere! My name is Isaiah Frisbie and I am honored to be the writer for Pride and Prejudice. As a freshman myself, I came to Brown with a number of questions, many of which were answered within a matter of weeks while others remain open-ended. 686 more words

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Chapter 13

“I hope, my dear,” said Mrs. Bennet to her husband, as they were at breakfast the next morning, “that you have ordered a good dinner to-day, because I have reason to expect an addition to our family party.” 1,665 more words

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Chapter 12

In consequence of an agreement between the brothers, Jonathan wrote the next morning to his father, to beg that the carriage might be sent for them in the course of the day. 649 more words

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Chapter 11

When the gentlemen removed after dinner, Jonathan ran up to his brother, and seeing him well guarded from cold, attended him into the drawing-room, where he was welcomed by his two friends with many professions of pleasure; and Jonathan had never seen them so agreeable as they were during the hour which passed before the ladies appeared. 1,551 more words

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Chapter 10

The day passed much as the day before had done. Mr. Hurst and Mr. Bingley had spent some hours of the morning with the invalid, who continued, though slowly, to mend; and in the evening Jonathan joined their party in the drawing-room. 2,174 more words

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