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used in Pride and Prejudice

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good natured and sociable
  • Lady Catherine was reckoned proud by many people he knew, but he had never seen anything but affability in her.
    Chapter 14 (17% in)
  • The subject elevated him to more than usual solemnity of manner, and with a most important aspect he protested that "he had never in his life witnessed such behaviour in a person of rank—such affability and condescension, as he had himself experienced from Lady Catherine.
    Chapter 14 (10% in)
  • She is all affability and condescension, and I doubt not but you will be honoured with some portion of her notice when service is over.
    Chapter 28 (57% in)
  • I rather expected, from my knowledge of her affability, that it would happen.
    Chapter 29 (5% in)
  • "Yes, ma'am, that he was indeed; and his son will be just like him—just as affable to the poor."
    Chapter 43 (27% in)

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