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1  It would give me pleasure to see you both dance.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
2  I should like to go to a ball with you and see you dance.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
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3  I shall have enough of Portsmouth and of dancing too, when I cannot have you.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
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4  With more than equal civility the offer was declined; she did not wish to dance.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
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5  William's desire of seeing Fanny dance made more than a momentary impression on his uncle.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
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6  How she had looked before, Fanny could not recollect, for she had been dancing with Edmund herself, and had not thought about her.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
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7  Then she could gradually rise up to the genuine satisfaction of having a partner, a voluntary partner, secured against the dancing began.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
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8  If dear Julia were at home, or dearest Mrs. Rushworth at Sotherton, to afford a reason, an occasion for such a thing, you would be tempted to give the young people a dance at Mansfield.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
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9  My daughters," replied Sir Thomas, gravely interposing, "have their pleasures at Brighton, and I hope are very happy; but the dance which I think of giving at Mansfield will be for their cousins.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
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10  I have had the pleasure of seeing your sister dance, Mr. Price," said Henry Crawford, leaning forward, "and will engage to answer every inquiry which you can make on the subject, to your entire satisfaction.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
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11  He came towards their little circle; but instead of asking her to dance, drew a chair near her, and gave her an account of the present state of a sick horse, and the opinion of the groom, from whom he had just parted.
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12  It was rather honour than happiness to Fanny, for the first dance at least: her partner was in excellent spirits, and tried to impart them to her; but she was a great deal too much frightened to have any enjoyment till she could suppose herself no longer looked at.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
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13  Sir Thomas himself was watching her progress down the dance with much complacency; he was proud of his niece; and without attributing all her personal beauty, as Mrs. Norris seemed to do, to her transplantation to Mansfield, he was pleased with himself for having supplied everything else: education and manners she owed to him.
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14  True enough, he had once seen Fanny dance; and it was equally true that he would now have answered for her gliding about with quiet, light elegance, and in admirable time; but, in fact, he could not for the life of him recall what her dancing had been, and rather took it for granted that she had been present than remembered anything about her.
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15  True enough, he had once seen Fanny dance; and it was equally true that he would now have answered for her gliding about with quiet, light elegance, and in admirable time; but, in fact, he could not for the life of him recall what her dancing had been, and rather took it for granted that she had been present than remembered anything about her.
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16  To dance without much observation or any extraordinary fatigue, to have strength and partners for about half the evening, to dance a little with Edmund, and not a great deal with Mr. Crawford, to see William enjoy himself, and be able to keep away from her aunt Norris, was the height of her ambition, and seemed to comprehend her greatest possibility of happiness.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
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17  After dancing with each other at a proper number of balls, the young people justified these opinions, and an engagement, with a due reference to the absent Sir Thomas, was entered into, much to the satisfaction of their respective families, and of the general lookers-on of the neighbourhood, who had, for many weeks past, felt the expediency of Mr. Rushworth's marrying Miss Bertram.
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