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1  They found Mr. Bennet still up.
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2  Mr. Bennet replied that he had not.
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3  Mrs. Bennet was quite disconcerted.
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4  Mr. Bennet protested against any description of finery.
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5  Miss Bennet he acknowledged to be pretty, but she smiled too much.
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6  Mr. Bennet was among the earliest of those who waited on Mr. Bingley.
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7  Mrs. Bennet had seen her eldest daughter much admired by the Netherfield party.
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8  In a few days Mr. Bingley returned Mr. Bennet's visit, and sat about ten minutes with him in his library.
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9  "You are dancing with the only handsome girl in the room," said Mr. Darcy, looking at the eldest Miss Bennet.
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10  Mrs. Bennet deigned not to make any reply, but, unable to contain herself, began scolding one of her daughters.
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11  Miss Bennet was therefore established as a sweet girl, and their brother felt authorized by such commendation to think of her as he chose.
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12  "Now, Kitty, you may cough as much as you choose," said Mr. Bennet; and, as he spoke, he left the room, fatigued with the raptures of his wife.
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13  The rest of the evening was spent in conjecturing how soon he would return Mr. Bennet's visit, and determining when they should ask him to dinner.
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14  Amongst the most violent against him was Mrs. Bennet, whose dislike of his general behaviour was sharpened into particular resentment by his having slighted one of her daughters.
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15  Not all that Mrs. Bennet, however, with the assistance of her five daughters, could ask on the subject, was sufficient to draw from her husband any satisfactory description of Mr. Bingley.
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16  An invitation to dinner was soon afterwards dispatched; and already had Mrs. Bennet planned the courses that were to do credit to her housekeeping, when an answer arrived which deferred it all.
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17  Mr. Bennet was so odd a mixture of quick parts, sarcastic humour, reserve, and caprice, that the experience of three-and-twenty years had been insufficient to make his wife understand his character.
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18  The astonishment of the ladies was just what he wished; that of Mrs. Bennet perhaps surpassing the rest; though, when the first tumult of joy was over, she began to declare that it was what she had expected all the while.
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19  Bingley had never met with more pleasant people or prettier girls in his life; everybody had been most kind and attentive to him; there had been no formality, no stiffness; he had soon felt acquainted with all the room; and, as to Miss Bennet, he could not conceive an angel more beautiful.
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20  Elizabeth Bennet had been obliged, by the scarcity of gentlemen, to sit down for two dances; and during part of that time, Mr. Darcy had been standing near enough for her to hear a conversation between him and Mr. Bingley, who came from the dance for a few minutes, to press his friend to join it.
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