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Pride and Prejudice
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  • From something that he told me in our journey hither, I have reason to think Bingley very much indebted to him.
  • To his wife he was very little otherwise indebted, than as her ignorance and folly had contributed to his amusement.
  • Had he done his duty in that respect, Lydia need not have been indebted to her uncle for whatever of honour or credit could now be purchased for her.
  • He begged to know further particulars of what he was indebted to his brother, but was too angry with Lydia to send any message to her.
  • I am not indebted for my present happiness to your eager desire of expressing your gratitude.
  • From the drawing-room they could distinguish nothing in the lane, and were indebted to Mr. Collins for the knowledge of what carriages went along, and how often especially Miss de Bourgh drove by in her phaeton, which he never failed coming to inform them of, though it happened almost every day.
  • To Jane, he could be only a man whose proposals she had refused, and whose merit she had undervalued; but to her own more extensive information, he was the person to whom the whole family were indebted for the first of benefits, and whom she regarded herself with an interest, if not quite so tender, at least as reasonable and just as what Jane felt for Bingley.
  • She soon learnt that they were indebted for their present good understanding to the efforts of his aunt, who did call on him in her return through London, and there relate her journey to Longbourn, its motive, and the substance of her conversation with Elizabeth; dwelling emphatically on every expression of the latter which, in her ladyship’s apprehension, peculiarly denoted her perverseness and assurance; in the belief that such a relation must assist her endeavours to obtain thatů

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  • I am indebted to you for your hospitality.
  • I am indebted to researchers who laid the foundation for my work.

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