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1  You refuse, then, to oblige me.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
ContextHighlight   In Chapter 56
2  It is natural that obligation should be felt, and if I could feel gratitude, I would now thank you.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
ContextHighlight   In Chapter 34
3  Mr. Bingley was obliged to be in town the following day, and, consequently, unable to accept the honour of their invitation, etc.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
ContextHighlight   In Chapter 3
4  Jane was therefore obliged to go on horseback, and her mother attended her to the door with many cheerful prognostics of a bad day.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
ContextHighlight   In Chapter 7
5  In such cases as this, it is, I believe, the established mode to express a sense of obligation for the sentiments avowed, however unequally they may be returned.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
ContextHighlight   In Chapter 34
6  I must now mention a circumstance which I would wish to forget myself, and which no obligation less than the present should induce me to unfold to any human being.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
ContextHighlight   In Chapter 35
7  She was therefore obliged to seek another branch of the subject, and related, with much bitterness of spirit and some exaggeration, the shocking rudeness of Mr. Darcy.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
ContextHighlight   In Chapter 3
8  But her commendation, though costing her some trouble, could by no means satisfy Mr. Collins, and he was very soon obliged to take her ladyship's praise into his own hands.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
ContextHighlight   In Chapter 29
9  Bingley was all grateful pleasure, and he readily engaged for taking the earliest opportunity of waiting on her, after his return from London, whither he was obliged to go the next day for a short time.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
ContextHighlight   In Chapter 18
10  But not long was the interval of tranquillity; for, when supper was over, singing was talked of, and she had the mortification of seeing Mary, after very little entreaty, preparing to oblige the company.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
ContextHighlight   In Chapter 18
11  To oblige you, I would try to believe almost anything, but no one else could be benefited by such a belief as this; for were I persuaded that Charlotte had any regard for him, I should only think worse of her understanding than I now do of her heart.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
ContextHighlight   In Chapter 24
12  He was seriously concerned that a cause of so little advantage to anyone should be forwarded at the sole expense of his brother-in-law, and he was determined, if possible, to find out the extent of his assistance, and to discharge the obligation as soon as he could.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
ContextHighlight   In Chapter 50
13  Miss Bingley offered her the carriage, and she only wanted a little pressing to accept it, when Jane testified such concern in parting with her, that Miss Bingley was obliged to convert the offer of the chaise to an invitation to remain at Netherfield for the present.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
ContextHighlight   In Chapter 7
14  Elizabeth Bennet had been obliged, by the scarcity of gentlemen, to sit down for two dances; and during part of that time, Mr. Darcy had been standing near enough for her to hear a conversation between him and Mr. Bingley, who came from the dance for a few minutes, to press his friend to join it.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
ContextHighlight   In Chapter 3
15  They stood for some time without speaking a word; and she began to imagine that their silence was to last through the two dances, and at first was resolved not to break it; till suddenly fancying that it would be the greater punishment to her partner to oblige him to talk, she made some slight observation on the dance.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
ContextHighlight   In Chapter 18
16  It was, moreover, such a promising thing for her younger daughters, as Jane's marrying so greatly must throw them in the way of other rich men; and lastly, it was so pleasant at her time of life to be able to consign her single daughters to the care of their sister, that she might not be obliged to go into company more than she liked.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
ContextHighlight   In Chapter 18
17  She had always seen it with pain; but respecting his abilities, and grateful for his affectionate treatment of herself, she endeavoured to forget what she could not overlook, and to banish from her thoughts that continual breach of conjugal obligation and decorum which, in exposing his wife to the contempt of her own children, was so highly reprehensible.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
ContextHighlight   In Chapter 42
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