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1  Your wife has a claim to your politeness, to your respect, at least.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 44
2  But the correctness of his eye, and the delicacy of his taste, proved to be beyond his politeness.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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3  The two mothers, though each really convinced that her own son was the tallest, politely decided in favour of the other.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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4  Though nothing could be more polite than Lady Middleton's behaviour to Elinor and Marianne, she did not really like them at all.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 36
5  His mother wished to interest him in political concerns, to get him into parliament, or to see him connected with some of the great men of the day.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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6  The calm and polite unconcern of Lady Middleton on the occasion was a happy relief to Elinor's spirits, oppressed as they often were by the clamorous kindness of the others.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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7  The complaints and lamentations which politeness had hitherto restrained, now burst forth universally; and they all agreed again and again how provoking it was to be so disappointed.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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8  Marianne was silent; it was impossible for her to say what she did not feel, however trivial the occasion; and upon Elinor therefore the whole task of telling lies when politeness required it, always fell.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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9  When they had paid their tribute of politeness by curtsying to the lady of the house, they were permitted to mingle in the crowd, and take their share of the heat and inconvenience, to which their arrival must necessarily add.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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10  Lady Middleton, though in the middle of a rubber, on being informed that Marianne was unwell, was too polite to object for a moment to her wish of going away, and making over her cards to a friend, they departed as soon the carriage could be found.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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11  All that could be done was, to sit down at that end of the counter which seemed to promise the quickest succession; one gentleman only was standing there, and it is probable that Elinor was not without hope of exciting his politeness to a quicker despatch.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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12  Lady Middleton had sent a very civil message by him, denoting her intention of waiting on Mrs. Dashwood as soon as she could be assured that her visit would be no inconvenience; and as this message was answered by an invitation equally polite, her ladyship was introduced to them the next day.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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13  He was received by Mrs. Dashwood with more than politeness; with a kindness which Sir John's account of him and her own gratitude prompted; and every thing that passed during the visit tended to assure him of the sense, elegance, mutual affection, and domestic comfort of the family to whom accident had now introduced him.
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14  In hastily forming and giving his opinion of other people, in sacrificing general politeness to the enjoyment of undivided attention where his heart was engaged, and in slighting too easily the forms of worldly propriety, he displayed a want of caution which Elinor could not approve, in spite of all that he and Marianne could say in its support.
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15  The openness and heartiness of her manner more than atoned for that want of recollection and elegance which made her often deficient in the forms of politeness; her kindness, recommended by so pretty a face, was engaging; her folly, though evident was not disgusting, because it was not conceited; and Elinor could have forgiven every thing but her laugh.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 42