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1  Girls should be quiet and modest.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
2  "I hope I am not ungrateful, aunt," said Fanny modestly.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
3  "A pretty modest request upon my word," he indignantly exclaimed as they walked away.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
4  She was then merely a quiet, modest, not plain-looking girl, but she is now absolutely pretty.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
5  She was attractive, she was modest, she was Sir Thomas's niece, and she was soon said to be admired by Mr. Crawford.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
6  This is my modest request and expectation, for you are so good, that I depend upon being treated better than I deserve, and I write now to beg an immediate answer.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLV
7  There was no want of respect in the young man's address; and Fanny's reception of it was so proper and modest, so calm and uninviting, that he had nothing to censure in her.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
8  Fanny found herself obliged to yield, that she might not be accused of pride or indifference, or some other littleness; and having with modest reluctance given her consent, proceeded to make the selection.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
9  That, however, in so modest a girl, might be very compatible with innocence; and chusing at least to appear satisfied, he quickly added, "No, no, I know that is quite out of the question; quite impossible."
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
10  She began, and Fanny joined in with all the modest feeling which the idea of representing Edmund was so strongly calculated to inspire; but with looks and voice so truly feminine as to be no very good picture of a man.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
11  The Bertrams were all forgotten in detailing the faults of Rebecca, against whom Susan had also much to depose, and little Betsey a great deal more, and who did seem so thoroughly without a single recommendation, that Fanny could not help modestly presuming that her mother meant to part with her when her year was up.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
12  Fanny, meanwhile, vexed with herself for not having been as motionless as she was speechless, and grieved to the heart to see Edmund's arrangements, was trying by everything in the power of her modest, gentle nature, to repulse Mr. Crawford, and avoid both his looks and inquiries; and he, unrepulsable, was persisting in both.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
13  Fanny, having been sent into the village on some errand by her aunt Norris, was overtaken by a heavy shower close to the Parsonage; and being descried from one of the windows endeavouring to find shelter under the branches and lingering leaves of an oak just beyond their premises, was forced, though not without some modest reluctance on her part, to come in.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII