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  • Whatever he might afterwards persuade her to, it was not on her side a scheme of infamy.
  • Be that as it may, she saw him go with regret; and in this early example of what Lydia’s infamy must produce, found additional anguish as she reflected on that wretched business.
  • Elizabeth, particularly, who knew that her mother owed to the latter the preservation of her favourite daughter from irremediable infamy, was hurt and distressed to a most painful degree by a distinction so ill applied.
  • The present unhappy state of the family rendered any other excuse for the lowness of her spirits unnecessary; nothing, therefore, could be fairly conjectured from that, though Elizabeth, who was by this time tolerably well acquainted with her own feelings, was perfectly aware that, had she known nothing of Darcy, she could have borne the dread of Lydia’s infamy somewhat better.

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  • a date which will live in infamy
  • "Yes," said Collective 0-0009, "we have much to say to a wretch who have broken all the laws and who boast of their infamy!"
    Ayn Rand  --  Anthem

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