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1  He had been lucky in his profession; but spending freely, what had come freely, had realized nothing.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 4
2  She saw Mrs Clay fairly off, therefore, before she began to talk of spending the morning in Rivers Street.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 22
3  With the prospect of spending at least two months at Uppercross, it was highly incumbent on her to clothe her imagination, her memory, and all her ideas in as much of Uppercross as possible.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 6
4  Having long had as much money as he could spend, nothing to wish for on the side of avarice or indulgence, he has been gradually learning to pin his happiness upon the consequence he is heir to.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 21
5  She had once partly promised Mrs Smith to spend the evening with her; but in a short hurried call she excused herself and put it off, with the more decided promise of a longer visit on the morrow.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 19
6  Sir Walter, Elizabeth and Mrs Clay, returned one morning from Laura Place, with a sudden invitation from Lady Dalrymple for the same evening, and Anne was already engaged, to spend that evening in Westgate Buildings.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 17
7  The folks of the Great House were to spend the evening of this day at the Cottage; and it being now too late in the year for such visits to be made on foot, the coach was beginning to be listened for, when the youngest Miss Musgrove walked in.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
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8  That she was coming to apologize, and that they should have to spend the evening by themselves, was the first black idea; and Mary was quite ready to be affronted, when Louisa made all right by saying, that she only came on foot, to leave more room for the harp, which was bringing in the carriage.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
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9  The party drove off in very good spirits; Sir Walter prepared with condescending bows for all the afflicted tenantry and cottagers who might have had a hint to show themselves, and Anne walked up at the same time, in a sort of desolate tranquillity, to the Lodge, where she was to spend the first week.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 5
10  It had not been possible for him to spend less; he had done nothing but what Sir Walter Elliot was imperiously called on to do; but blameless as he was, he was not only growing dreadfully in debt, but was hearing of it so often, that it became vain to attempt concealing it longer, even partially, from his daughter.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 1
11  They were always perfectly agreed in the want of more money, and a strong inclination for a handsome present from his father; but here, as on most topics, he had the superiority, for while Mary thought it a great shame that such a present was not made, he always contended for his father's having many other uses for his money, and a right to spend it as he liked.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 6