I may then depend upon this child being received as a pupil at Lowood, and there being trained in conformity to her position and prospects?
"Not particularly so; but he has a gentleman’s tastes and habits, and he expects to have things managed in conformity to them."
Yes, but we are not to conform to nature; I wish these girls to be the children of Grace: and why that abundance?
Why, in defiance of every precept and principle of this house, does she conform to the world so openly — here in an evangelical, charitable establishment — as to wear her hair one mass of curls?
, of the parties, the less I felt justified in judging and blaming either him or Miss Ingram for acting in conformity to ideas and principles instilled into them, doubtless, from their childhood.
You will see what impetus would be given to your efforts and mine by our physical and mental union in marriage: the only union that gives a character of permanent conformity to the destinies and designs of human beings; and, passing over all minor caprices — all trivial difficulties and delicacies of feeling — all scruple about the degree, kind, strength or tenderness of mere personal inclination — you will hasten to enter into that union at once.
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