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approbation
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Pride and Prejudice
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  • She liked him too little to care for his approbation.
  • Mr. Gardiner declared his willingness, and Elizabeth was applied to for her approbation.
  • She could see him instantly before her, in every charm of air and address; but she could remember no more substantial good than the general approbation of the neighbourhood, and the regard which his social powers had gained him in the mess.
  • You were disgusted with the women who were always speaking, and looking, and thinking for your approbation alone.
  • This was enough to prove that her approbation need not be doubted: and Elizabeth, rejoicing that such an effusion was heard only by herself, soon went away.
  • In terms of grateful acknowledgment for the kindness of his brother, though expressed most concisely, he then delivered on paper his perfect approbation of all that was done, and his willingness to fulfil the engagements that had been made for him.
  • Mrs. Bennet could not give her consent or speak her approbation in terms warm enough to satisfy her feelings, though she talked to Bingley of nothing else for half an hour; and when Mr. Bennet joined them at supper, his voice and manner plainly showed how really happy he was.

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  • She is not motivated by popular approbation.
  • The women were good and commonplace people, and did their duty, and had their reward in clear consciences and the community’s approbation.
    Twain, Mark  --  Pudd’n’head Wilson

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