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No one...
would have supposed her to be born a heroine
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thin...
awkward figure
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sallow...
skin without colour
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dark ...
lank hair
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humble ...
vanity
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almost...
pretty
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in ..
training (to be a heroine)
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John Thorpe himself ..
was quite disagreeable
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John Thorpe thinks that "novels...
are so full of nonsense"
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Henry Tilney is "gentlemanlike...
with a "pleasant countenance"
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The Tilney's called...
for her at the appointed time; and no new difficulty arising...my heroine was most unnaturably able to fulfil her engagement, though it was made by the hero himself
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The person...
be it gentleman or lady, who has not the pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid
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Her father...
was a clergy man...and a very respectable man
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Her mother "Instead...
of dying in bringing [Catherine] into the world...lived on"
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It had been...
a release to get away from [general tilney]
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Isabella is...
"handsome"
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You know...
I carry my notions of friendship very high
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Now, if I...
were to hear anybody speak slightingly of you, I should fire up in a moment
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There is nothing...
I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves; it is not my nature. My attachments are always excessively strong
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ponderous chest...
which no efforts can open
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the portrait..
of some handsome warrior
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and when...
with fainting spirits, you attempt to fasten your door, you discover, with increased alarm , that it has no lock
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The Abbey...
in itself was no more to her now than any other house
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