"There is no saying, indeed," replied Harriet rather solemnly.
All manner of solemn nonsense was talked on the subject, but I believed none of it.
Do not let us be too solemn on the business.
There has been a solemn engagement between them ever since October—formed at Weymouth, and kept a secret from every body.
She hardly knew yet what Mr. Knightley would ask; but a very short parley with her own heart produced the most solemn resolution of never quitting her father.
"— Even Mr. Weston shook his head, and looked solemn, and said, "Ah! poor woman, who would have thought it!" and resolved, that his mourning should be as handsome as possible; and his wife sat sighing and moralising over her broad hems with a commiseration and good sense, true and steady.