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1  At any rate I shall expect you to-morrow.
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2  They were obliged to put an end to such an expectation.
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3  Miss Marianne must not expect to have all the men to herself.
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4  "She expects to be confined in February," continued Mrs. Jennings.
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5  Mrs. Dashwood now looked at her daughter; but Elinor knew better than to expect them.
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6  I wrote to him, my love, last week, and rather expect to see, than to hear from him again.
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7  But one must not expect every thing; though I suppose it would be no difficult matter to widen them.
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8  The disappointment of the evening before seemed forgotten in the expectation of what was to happen that day.
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9  And Marianne was in spirits; happy in the mildness of the weather, and still happier in her expectation of a frost.
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10  So far it was all as she had foreseen; but on entering the house she beheld what no foresight had taught her to expect.
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11  From this moment her mind was never quiet; the expectation of seeing him every hour of the day, made her unfit for any thing.
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12  But they had no curiosity to see how Mr. and Mrs. Palmer ate their dinner, and no expectation of pleasure from them in any other way.
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13  In seasons of cheerfulness, no temper could be more cheerful than hers, or possess, in a greater degree, that sanguine expectation of happiness which is happiness itself.
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14  Elinor had seen so little of Mr. Palmer, and in that little had seen so much variety in his address to her sister and herself, that she knew not what to expect to find him in his own family.
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15  She received the news with resolute composure; made no observation on it, and at first shed no tears; but after a short time they would burst out, and for the rest of the day, she was in a state hardly less pitiable than when she first learnt to expect the event.
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16  Her mother too, in whose mind not one speculative thought of their marriage had been raised, by his prospect of riches, was led before the end of a week to hope and expect it; and secretly to congratulate herself on having gained two such sons-in-law as Edward and Willoughby.
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17  Marianne was of no use on these occasions, as she would never learn the game; but though her time was therefore at her own disposal, the evening was by no means more productive of pleasure to her than to Elinor, for it was spent in all the anxiety of expectation and the pain of disappointment.
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18  He came, examined his patient, and though encouraging Miss Dashwood to expect that a very few days would restore her sister to health, yet, by pronouncing her disorder to have a putrid tendency, and allowing the word "infection" to pass his lips, gave instant alarm to Mrs. Palmer, on her baby's account.
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19  Elinor tried very seriously to convince him that there was no likelihood of her marrying Colonel Brandon; but it was an expectation of too much pleasure to himself to be relinquished, and he was really resolved on seeking an intimacy with that gentleman, and promoting the marriage by every possible attention.
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20  She took the first opportunity of affronting her mother-in-law on the occasion, talking to her so expressively of her brother's great expectations, of Mrs. Ferrars's resolution that both her sons should marry well, and of the danger attending any young woman who attempted to DRAW HIM IN; that Mrs. Dashwood could neither pretend to be unconscious, nor endeavor to be calm.
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