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Pride and Prejudice
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Pride and Prejudice
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  • In this perturbed state of mind, with thoughts that could rest on nothing, she walked on; but it would not do; in half a minute the letter was unfolded again, and collecting herself as well as she could, she again began the mortifying perusal of all that related to Wickham, and commanded herself so far as to examine the meaning of every sentence.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • While these newly-born notions were passing in their heads, the perturbation of Elizabeth's feelings was at every moment increasing.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Elizabeth, as they drove along, watched for the first appearance of Pemberley Woods with some perturbation; and when at length they turned in at the lodge, her spirits were in a high flutter.  (not reviewed by editor)

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