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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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Chapter 9

Jonathan passed the chief of the night in his brother’s room, and in the morning had the pleasure of being able to send a tolerable answer to the enquiries which he very early received from Miss Bingley by a servant, and some time afterwards from the two elegant gentlemen who waited on her brothers. 1,685 more words

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Chapter 8

At five o’clock the two gentlemen retired to dress, and at half-past six Jonathan was summoned to dinner. To the civil enquiries which then poured in, and amongst which he had the pleasure of distinguishing the much superior solicitude of Miss Bingley’s, he could not make a very favourable answer. 1,886 more words

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Chapter 7

Mrs. Bennet’s property consisted almost entirely in an estate of two thousand a year, which, unfortunately, for her sons, was entailed, in default of heirs-female, on a distant relation; and their father’s fortune, though ample for his situation in life, could but ill supply the deficiency in hers. 1,958 more words

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Pride and Prejudice

Starting off easy with one of my favorite books. I watched the 2005 movie before I actually read the book, so I knew all the characters and the plot. 2,433 more words


Chapter 6

The gentlemen of Longbourn soon waited on those of Netherfield. The visit was returned in due form. Mr. Luke Bennet’s pleasing manners grew on the good will of Mr. 2,329 more words

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