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Pride and Prejudice
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  • My faults, according to this calculation, are heavy indeed!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Young women should always be properly guarded and attended, according to their situation in life.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Everything, however, went on smoothly, and was finally settled according to Charlotte's first sketch.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And will you give yourself the trouble of carrying similar assurances to his creditors in Meryton, of whom I shall subjoin a list according to his information?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She could only imagine, however, at last that she drew his notice because there was something more wrong and reprehensible, according to his ideas of right, than in any other person present.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • As I must therefore conclude that you are not serious in your rejection of me, I shall choose to attribute it to your wish of increasing my love by suspense, according to the usual practice of elegant females.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Allowing the case, however, to stand according to your representation, you must remember, Miss Bennet, that the friend who is supposed to desire his return to the house, and the delay of his plan, has merely desired it, asked it without offering one argument in favour of its propriety.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Mr. Gardiner would be prevented by business from setting out till a fortnight later in July, and must be in London again within a month, and as that left too short a period for them to go so far, and see so much as they had proposed, or at least to see it with the leisure and comfort they had built on, they were obliged to give up the Lakes, and substitute a more contracted tour, and, according to the present plan, were to go no farther northwards than Derbyshire.  (not reviewed by editor)

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