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Pride and Prejudice
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Pride and Prejudice
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  • You must therefore allow me to follow the dictates of my conscience on this occasion, which leads me to perform what I look on as a point of duty.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Elizabeth found that nothing was beneath this great lady's attention, which could furnish her with an occasion of dictating to others.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She was then proceeding to all the particulars of calico, muslin, and cambric, and would shortly have dictated some very plentiful orders, had not Jane, though with some difficulty, persuaded her to wait till her father was at leisure to be consulted.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • My dear Jane, I am in such a flutter, that I am sure I can't write; so I will dictate, and you write for me.  (not reviewed by editor)

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