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contradict
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Emma
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  • Emma knew this was too true for contradiction, and therefore said nothing.
  • This was too true for contradiction.
  • "If it were admissible to contradict a lady," said the gallant Mr. Elton— "I have perhaps given her a little more decision of character, have taught her to think on points which had not fallen in her way before."
  • —But her present forebodings she feared would experience no similar contradiction.
  • The wedding was no distant event, as the parties had only themselves to please, and nothing but the necessary preparations to wait for; and when he set out for Bath again, there was a general expectation, which a certain glance of Mrs. Cole’s did not seem to contradict, that when he next entered Highbury he would bring his bride.
  • He could not say that he was sorry on his own account; his very cheerful look would have contradicted him if he had; but he said, and very steadily, that he was sorry for the disappointment of the others, and with considerable kindness added, "You, Emma, who have so few opportunities of dancing, you are really out of luck; you are very much out of luck!"

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  • Does the sentence contradict the main claim of the essay?
  • Does the sentence contradict what is said in the previous paragraph?

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