1 Upon all points of blood and connexion he is a completely altered man.
2 The Musgroves, like their houses, were in a state of alteration, perhaps of improvement.
3 She meant to avoid any such alteration of manners as might provoke a remonstrance on his side.
4 He had thought her wretchedly altered, and in the first moment of appeal, had spoken as he felt.
5 Doubtless it was so, and she could take no revenge, for he was not altered, or not for the worse.
6 Indeed, I must do ourselves the justice to say, that the few alterations we have made have been all very much for the better.
7 I think very differently," answered Elizabeth, shortly; "an agreeable manner may set off handsome features, but can never alter plain ones.
8 It did not appear to him that Sir Walter could materially alter his style of living in a house which had such a character of hospitality and ancient dignity to support.
9 He answered rather hesitatingly, "Yes, I believe I do; very much recovered; but she is altered; there is no running or jumping about, no laughing or dancing; it is quite different."
10 A short absence from home had left his fair one unguarded by his attentions at this critical period, and when he came back he had the pain of finding very altered manners, and of seeing Captain Wentworth.
11 He did justice to his very gentlemanlike appearance, his air of elegance and fashion, his good shaped face, his sensible eye; but, at the same time, "must lament his being very much under-hung, a defect which time seemed to have increased; nor could he pretend to say that ten years had not altered almost every feature for the worse."
12 It was painful to look upon their deserted grounds, and still worse to anticipate the new hands they were to fall into; and to escape the solitariness and the melancholy of so altered a village, and be out of the way when Admiral and Mrs Croft first arrived, she had determined to make her own absence from home begin when she must give up Anne.