Mrs. Phillips was very glad for his compliance, but could not wait for his reason.
The note was immediately dispatched, and its contents as quickly complied with.
This she would not hear of; but she was not so unwilling to comply with their brother’s proposal; and it was settled that Mr. Jones should be sent for early in the morning, if Miss Bennet were not decidedly better.
But in general and ordinary cases between friend and friend, where one of them is desired by the other to change a resolution of no very great moment, should you think ill of that person for complying with the desire, without waiting to be argued into it?
You will hardly blame me for refusing to comply with this entreaty, or for resisting every repetition to it.
To fortune I am perfectly indifferent, and shall make no demand of that nature on your father, since I am well aware that it could not be complied with; and that one thousand pounds in the four per cents, which will not be yours till after your mother’s decease, is all that you may ever be entitled to.
These are conditions which, considering everything, I had no hesitation in complying with, as far as I thought myself privileged, for you.
Charlotte hardly had time to answer, before they were joined by Kitty, who came to tell the same news; and no sooner had they entered the breakfast-room, where Mrs. Bennet was alone, than she likewise began on the subject, calling on Miss Lucas for her compassion, and entreating her to persuade her friend Lizzy to comply with the wishes of all her family.
"And may I ask—" said Elizabeth; "but the terms, I suppose, must be complied with."
You are each of you so complying, that nothing will ever be resolved on; so easy, that every servant will cheat you; and so generous, that you will always exceed your income.
There are no more uses of "compliance" in the book.