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conscience
used in Pride and Prejudice

5 uses
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Definition
feeling or appraisal of having personally behaved in a morally right or wrong manner
  • My conscience told me that I deserved no extraordinary politeness, and I confess that I did not expect to receive more than my due.
    Chapter 58 (73% in)
  • You must therefore allow me to follow the dictates of my conscience on this occasion, which leads me to perform what I look on as a point of duty.
    Chapter 18 (58% in)
  • After discharging his conscience on that head, he proceeded to inform them, with many rapturous expressions, of his happiness in having obtained the affection of their amiable neighbour, Miss Lucas, and then explained that it was merely with the view of enjoying her society that he had been so ready to close with their kind wish of seeing him again at Longbourn, whither he hoped to be able to return on Monday fortnight; for Lady Catherine, he added, so heartily approved his marriage,...
    Chapter 23 (48% in)
  • How anyone could have the conscience to entail away an estate from one's own daughters, I cannot understand; and all for the sake of Mr. Collins too!
    Chapter 23 (97% in)
  • Your own heart, your own conscience, must tell you why I come.
    Chapter 56 (27% in)

There are no more uses of "conscience" in Pride and Prejudice.

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