"Tell your sister I am delighted to hear of her improvement on the harp; and pray let her know that I am quite in raptures with her beautiful little design for a table, and I think it infinitely superior to Miss Grantley’s."
But I confess they would have no charms for _me_—I should infinitely prefer a book.
The observations of her uncle and aunt now began; and each of them pronounced him to be infinitely superior to anything they had expected.
Lady Catherine has been of infinite use, which ought to make her happy, for she loves to be of use.
But on returning to the drawing-room, when her letter was finished, she saw, to her infinite surprise, there was reason to fear that her mother had been too ingenious for her.
"I should like balls infinitely better," she replied, "if they were carried on in a different manner; but there is something insufferably tedious in the usual process of such a meeting.