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1  This was followed by a short silence.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
2  After an interval of silence, "I think they might as well have staid for me," said he.
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3  "They will be angry," he added, after a moment's silence, and in a cooler tone; "Mrs. Rushworth will be very angry."
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
4  He pressed for the strictest forbearance and silence towards their niece; she not only promised, but did observe it.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
5  She saw decision in his looks, and her surprise and vexation required some minutes' silence to be settled into composure.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
6  She was disheartened by Lady Bertram's silence, awed by Sir Thomas's grave looks, and quite overcome by Mrs. Norris's admonitions.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
7  The chapel was soon afterwards left to the silence and stillness which reigned in it, with few interruptions, throughout the year.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
8  Fanny was too well aware of it to have anything to say; and they walked on together some fifty yards in mutual silence and abstraction.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
9  There were three different conclusions to be drawn from his silence, between which her mind was in fluctuation; each of them at times being held the most probable.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
10  She either sat in gloomy silence, wrapt in such gravity as nothing could subdue, no curiosity touch, no wit amuse; or allowing the attentions of Mr. Yates, was talking with forced gaiety to him alone, and ridiculing the acting of the others.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
11  Had she ever given way to bursts of delight, it must have been then, for she was delighted, but her happiness was of a quiet, deep, heart-swelling sort; and though never a great talker, she was always more inclined to silence when feeling most strongly.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
12  As soon as her eagerness could rest in silence, he was as happy to tell as she could be to listen; and a conversation followed almost as deeply interesting to her as to himself, though he had in fact nothing to relate but his own sensations, nothing to dwell on but Fanny's charms.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
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13  Crawford, delighted to get her to speak at any rate, was determined to keep it up; and poor Fanny, who had hoped to silence him by such an extremity of reproof, found herself sadly mistaken, and that it was only a change from one object of curiosity and one set of words to another.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
14  He was in high spirits, doing everything with happy ease, and preeminent in all the lively turns, quick resources, and playful impudence that could do honour to the game; and the round table was altogether a very comfortable contrast to the steady sobriety and orderly silence of the other.
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15  Mrs. Norris felt herself defrauded of an office on which she had always depended, whether his arrival or his death were to be the thing unfolded; and was now trying to be in a bustle without having anything to bustle about, and labouring to be important where nothing was wanted but tranquillity and silence.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
16  Fanny would rather have had Edmund tell the story, but his determined silence obliged her to relate her brother's situation: her voice was animated in speaking of his profession, and the foreign stations he had been on; but she could not mention the number of years that he had been absent without tears in her eyes.
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17  In spite of his intended silence, Sir Thomas found himself once more obliged to mention the subject to his niece, to prepare her briefly for its being imparted to her aunts; a measure which he would still have avoided, if possible, but which became necessary from the totally opposite feelings of Mr. Crawford as to any secrecy of proceeding.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
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