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1  Mr. Bennet's expectations were fully answered.
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2  You have sense, and we all expect you to use it.
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3  Colonel Forster gives us reason to expect him here soon.
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4  We must not expect a lively young man to be always so guarded and circumspect.
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5  I must confess myself surprised by your application; I did not expect it from you.
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6  You are much mistaken if you expect to influence me by such a paltry attack as this.
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7  My dear Mr. Bennet, you must not expect such girls to have the sense of their father and mother.
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8  It was a comfort to Elizabeth to consider that Jane could not have been wearied by long expectations.
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9  You expect me to account for opinions which you choose to call mine, but which I have never acknowledged.
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10  "At four o'clock, therefore, we may expect this peace-making gentleman," said Mr. Bennet, as he folded up the letter.
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11  Mr. Gardiner added in his letter, that they might expect to see their father at home on the following day, which was Saturday.
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12  Yes, Miss Bennet, interest; for do not expect to be noticed by his family or friends, if you wilfully act against the inclinations of all.
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13  Mr. Gardiner himself did not expect any success from this measure, but as his brother was eager in it, he meant to assist him in pursuing it.
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14  But here, by carrying with me one ceaseless source of regret in my sister's absence, I may reasonably hope to have all my expectations of pleasure realised.
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15  If Elizabeth, when Mr. Darcy gave her the letter, did not expect it to contain a renewal of his offers, she had formed no expectation at all of its contents.
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16  With a book he was regardless of time; and on the present occasion he had a good deal of curiosity as to the event of an evening which had raised such splendid expectations.
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17  Mr. Collins was carefully instructing them in what they were to expect, that the sight of such rooms, so many servants, and so splendid a dinner, might not wholly overpower them.
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18  His own father did not long survive mine, and within half a year from these events, Mr. Wickham wrote to inform me that, having finally resolved against taking orders, he hoped I should not think it unreasonable for him to expect some more immediate pecuniary advantage, in lieu of the preferment, by which he could not be benefited.
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19  Mrs. Bennet, in short, was in very great spirits; she had seen enough of Bingley's behaviour to Jane, to be convinced that she would get him at last; and her expectations of advantage to her family, when in a happy humour, were so far beyond reason, that she was quite disappointed at not seeing him there again the next day, to make his proposals.
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20  Wilfully and wantonly to have thrown off the companion of my youth, the acknowledged favourite of my father, a young man who had scarcely any other dependence than on our patronage, and who had been brought up to expect its exertion, would be a depravity, to which the separation of two young persons, whose affection could be the growth of only a few weeks, could bear no comparison.
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