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1  He thinks Mrs Clay afraid of him, aware that he sees through her, and not daring to proceed as she might do in his absence.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 21
2  He was invited again to Camden Place the very evening of his return; but from Thursday to Saturday evening his absence was certain.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
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3  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.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
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4  He stood his chance for the rest; wrote up for leave of absence, but without waiting the return, travelled night and day till he got to Portsmouth, rowed off to the Grappler that instant, and never left the poor fellow for a week.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
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5  Captain Harville, who had in truth been hearing none of it, now left his seat, and moved to a window, and Anne seeming to watch him, though it was from thorough absence of mind, became gradually sensible that he was inviting her to join him where he stood.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
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6  Mrs Clay had freckles, and a projecting tooth, and a clumsy wrist, which he was continually making severe remarks upon, in her absence; but she was young, and certainly altogether well-looking, and possessed, in an acute mind and assiduous pleasing manners, infinitely more dangerous attractions than any merely personal might have been.
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7  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.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
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