He was gone immediately; and Emma soon saw him standing before Miss Fairfax, and talking to her; but as to its effect on the young lady, as he had improvidently placed himself exactly between them, exactly in front of Miss Fairfax, she could absolutely distinguish nothing.
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Her parents worked hard, but were improvident.
But I also spoke to you of a certain extravagance in the female blood of this family. Something willful. Improvident.