"There is hardly any personal defect," replied Anne, "which an agreeable manner might not gradually reconcile one to."
If he really sought to reconcile himself like a dutiful branch, he must be forgiven for having dismembered himself from the paternal tree.
All that sounded extravagant or irrational in the progress of the reconciliation might have no origin but in the language of the relators.
It stood the record of many sensations of pain, once severe, but now softened; and of some instances of relenting feeling, some breathings of friendship and reconciliation, which could never be looked for again, and which could never cease to be dear.
He could refer Sir Walter to all who knew him; and certainly, the pains he had been taking on this, the first opportunity of reconciliation, to be restored to the footing of a relation and heir-presumptive, was a strong proof of his opinions on the subject.
Mr Elliot’s having any views on me will not in the least account for the efforts he made towards a reconciliation with my father.
It was now some years since Anne had begun to learn that she and her excellent friend could sometimes think differently; and it did not surprise her, therefore, that Lady Russell should see nothing suspicious or inconsistent, nothing to require more motives than appeared, in Mr Elliot’s great desire of a reconciliation.
Anne did not shrink from it; on the contrary, she truly felt as she said, in observing— "I think you are very likely to suffer the most of the two; your feelings are less reconciled to the change than mine.
There are no more uses of "reconcile" in the book.