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1  Birthright and habit must settle the business.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
2  It would be a very flat business, she was sure.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
3  It is certainly the modestest part of the business.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
4  Nothing could be more improper than the whole business.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
5  Edmund was not unwilling to be persuaded to engage in the business; he wanted to know Fanny's feelings.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
6  My poor aunt had certainly little cause to love the state; but, however, speaking from my own observation, it is a manoeuvring business.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
7  Henry Crawford, who meanwhile had taken up the play, and with seeming carelessness was turning over the first act, soon settled the business.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
8  But if I can be the means of restraining the publicity of the business, of limiting the exhibition, of concentrating our folly, I shall be well repaid.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
9  They have chosen almost as bad a play as they could, and now, to complete the business, are going to ask the help of a young man very slightly known to any of us.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
10  Edmund was the only one of the family who could see a fault in the business; but no representation of his aunt's could induce him to find Mr. Rushworth a desirable companion.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
11  in the world, for Henry is in Norfolk; business called him to Everingham ten days ago, or perhaps he only pretended to call, for the sake of being travelling at the same time that you were.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
12  His business was so nearly concluded as to justify him in proposing to take his passage in the September packet, and he consequently looked forward with the hope of being with his beloved family again early in November.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
13  Two of them were hunters; the third, a useful road-horse: this third he resolved to exchange for one that his cousin might ride; he knew where such a one was to be met with; and having once made up his mind, the whole business was soon completed.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
14  After the business of arriving was over, it was first necessary to eat, and the doors were thrown open to admit them through one or two intermediate rooms into the appointed dining-parlour, where a collation was prepared with abundance and elegance.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
15  Surprise, consciousness, and pleasure appeared in each of the three on this unexpected meeting; and as Edmund was come on the very same business that had brought Miss Crawford, consciousness and pleasure were likely to be more than momentary in them.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
16  When Sir Thomas understood this, he felt the necessity of making his own wife and sister-in-law acquainted with the business without delay; though, on Fanny's account, he almost dreaded the effect of the communication to Mrs. Norris as much as Fanny herself.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
17  She heard them spoken of by him only in a general way, till they were all re-assembled in the drawing-room, when Edmund, being engaged apart in some matter of business with Dr. Grant, which seemed entirely to engross them, and Mrs. Grant occupied at the tea-table, he began talking of them with more particularity to his other sister.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
18  The business of finding a play that would suit everybody proved to be no trifle; and the carpenter had received his orders and taken his measurements, had suggested and removed at least two sets of difficulties, and having made the necessity of an enlargement of plan and expense fully evident, was already at work, while a play was still to seek.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
19  Nothing was fixed on; but Henry Crawford was full of ideas and projects, and, generally speaking, whatever he proposed was immediately approved, first by her, and then by Mr. Rushworth, whose principal business seemed to be to hear the others, and who scarcely risked an original thought of his own beyond a wish that they had seen his friend Smith's place.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
20  As the horse continued in name, as well as fact, the property of Edmund, Mrs. Norris could tolerate its being for Fanny's use; and had Lady Bertram ever thought about her own objection again, he might have been excused in her eyes for not waiting till Sir Thomas's return in September, for when September came Sir Thomas was still abroad, and without any near prospect of finishing his business.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV