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'The sweetest, most generous-hearted boy in the world.'
Chapter 43, Mrs Reynolds on Darcy .Pemberley. The point at which Eliza begins to challenge her preconceptions.Surprises reader.
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'she is tolerable but not handsome enough to tempt me'.
Chapter 3,Darcy on Eliza, their first meeting meryton assembly.
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'Are the shades of Pemberley to be thus polluted?'
Chapter 55, Lady Catherine De Bourgh's reaction to Eliza not dismissing her affections for Darcy.
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'In vain have i struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently i admire and love you.'
Chapter 34- Darcy's first proposal to Eliza. Reference to 'vain' emphasises the reason why Eliza will refuse his hand.
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Various responses to Eliza and Darcy's marriage.
Chapter 59
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' I am not romantic you know. I never was. I only ask for a comfortable home.'
Chapter 24, Charlotte lucas expresses thoughts on marriage after accepting Colins.
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'this letter threw Elizabeth into a flutter of spirits...it was difficult to determine whether pain or pleasure bore the greatest share.'
Chapter 52, Elizas reaction to letter from Mr Gardiner detailing Darcys involvement with marriage of Wick and Lyds.
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'A mixture of pride and obsequioness, self importance and humility.'
CH 15. 'humility' being last in the list shows how this is his least prominent attribute. This D.A.C evokes humour.
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'more of a quickness than her sisters'.
Ch 1. Mr Bennet abt. Lizzy- sees himself in Lizzy. Bennet forgets that quickness is not a valued characteristic in Georgian society for females.
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'her ignorance and folly had contributed to his amusement'
Ch 1 Mr bennet abt Mrs B.
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'The business of her life was to get her daughters married.'
Ch 1. Mrs Bennet.
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'Oh! she is the most beautiful creature i ever beheld.'
Ch3. 'Oh' conveys Bingleys excitement and passion for Jane.
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'The death of your daughter would have been a blessing in comparison to this.
CH. 48. Collins reveals his unsympathetic, ungodly side to him in his letter re. Lyds elopement.
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Chapter 3,Darcy on Eliza, their first meeting meryton assembly.

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'she is tolerable but not handsome enough to tempt me'.

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Chapter 55, Lady Catherine De Bourgh's reaction to Eliza not dismissing her affections for Darcy.

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Chapter 34- Darcy's first proposal to Eliza. Reference to 'vain' emphasises the reason why Eliza will refuse his hand.

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Chapter 59

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