HEROINE in Classic Quotes

Simple words can express big ideas - learn how great writers to make beautiful sentences with common words.
Quotes from Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
Free Online Vocabulary Test
K12, SAT, GRE, IELTS, TOEFL
 Search Panel
Word:
You may input your word or phrase.
Author:
Book:
 
Stems:
If search object is a contraction or phrase, it'll be ignored.
Sort by:
Each search starts from the first page. Its result is limited to the first 17 sentences. If you upgrade to a VIP account, you will see up to 500 sentences for one search.
Common Search Words
 Current Search - heroine in Northanger Abbey
1  They made their appearance in the Lower Rooms; and here fortune was more favourable to our heroine.
Northanger Abbey By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3
2  No one who had ever seen Catherine Morland in her infancy would have supposed her born to be an heroine.
Northanger Abbey By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1
3  But when a young lady is to be a heroine, the perverseness of forty surrounding families cannot prevent her.
Northanger Abbey By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1
4  A heroine in a hack post-chaise is such a blow upon sentiment, as no attempt at grandeur or pathos can withstand.
Northanger Abbey By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 29
5  Every young lady may feel for my heroine in this critical moment, for every young lady has at some time or other known the same agitation.
Northanger Abbey By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10
6  And now I may dismiss my heroine to the sleepless couch, which is the true heroine's portion; to a pillow strewed with thorns and wet with tears.
Northanger Abbey By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11
7  But my affair is widely different; I bring back my heroine to her home in solitude and disgrace; and no sweet elation of spirits can lead me into minuteness.
Northanger Abbey By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 29
8  It is a new circumstance in romance, I acknowledge, and dreadfully derogatory of an heroine's dignity; but if it be as new in common life, the credit of a wild imagination will at least be all my own.
Northanger Abbey By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 30
9  This charming sentiment, recommended as much by sense as novelty, gave Catherine a most pleasing remembrance of all the heroines of her acquaintance; and she thought her friend never looked more lovely than in uttering the grand idea.
Northanger Abbey By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15
10  But from fifteen to seventeen she was in training for a heroine; she read all such works as heroines must read to supply their memories with those quotations which are so serviceable and so soothing in the vicissitudes of their eventful lives.
Northanger Abbey By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1
11  From the latter circumstance it may be presumed that, whatever might be our heroine's opinion of him, his admiration of her was not of a very dangerous kind; not likely to produce animosities between the brothers, nor persecutions to the lady.
Northanger Abbey By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16
12  But from fifteen to seventeen she was in training for a heroine; she read all such works as heroines must read to supply their memories with those quotations which are so serviceable and so soothing in the vicissitudes of their eventful lives.
Northanger Abbey By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1
13  She had a most harmless delight in being fine; and our heroine's entree into life could not take place till after three or four days had been spent in learning what was mostly worn, and her chaperone was provided with a dress of the newest fashion.
Northanger Abbey By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2
14  The Tilneys called for her at the appointed time; and no new difficulty arising, no sudden recollection, no unexpected summons, no impertinent intrusion to disconcert their measures, my heroine was most unnaturally able to fulfil her engagement, though it was made with the hero himself.
Northanger Abbey By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 14
15  To be disgraced in the eye of the world, to wear the appearance of infamy while her heart is all purity, her actions all innocence, and the misconduct of another the true source of her debasement, is one of those circumstances which peculiarly belong to the heroine's life, and her fortitude under it what particularly dignifies her character.
Northanger Abbey By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8
16  Everything indeed relative to this important journey was done, on the part of the Morlands, with a degree of moderation and composure, which seemed rather consistent with the common feelings of common life, than with the refined susceptibilities, the tender emotions which the first separation of a heroine from her family ought always to excite.
Northanger Abbey By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2