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Pride and Prejudice
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  • But," she continued, recollecting herself, "as we know none of the particulars, it is not fair to condemn him.
  • If I have wounded your sister’s feelings, it was unknowingly done and though the motives which governed me may to you very naturally appear insufficient, I have not yet learnt to condemn them.

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  • When she remembered the style of his address, she was still full of indignation; but when she considered how unjustly she had condemned and upbraided him, her anger was turned against herself; and his disappointed feelings became the object of compassion.
  • She could neither wonder nor condemn, but the belief of his self-conquest brought nothing consolatory to her bosom, afforded no palliation of her distress.
  • Miss Bennet was the only creature who could suppose there might be any extenuating circumstances in the case, unknown to the society of Hertfordshire; her mild and steady candour always pleaded for allowances, and urged the possibility of mistakes—but by everybody else Mr. Darcy was condemned as the worst of men.

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as in: She condemned their plan Define
express strong criticism
as in: was condemned to life in prison Define
force into an undesired activity or situation -- such as to legally sentence someone to punishment or: find guilty -- especially in court or: provide the means of finding guilty
as in: condemned the building Define
an official government finding that a building is not suitable to be occupied
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