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1  This peace will be turning all our rich naval officers ashore.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 3
2  It was on this point that she had hoped to engage Anne's good offices with Mr Elliot.
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3  The last office of the four carriage-horses was to draw Sir Walter, Miss Elliot, and Mrs Clay to Bath.
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4  I would assist any brother officer's wife that I could, and I would bring anything of Harville's from the world's end, if he wanted it.
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5  Her recent good offices by Anne had been enough in themselves, and their marriage, instead of depriving her of one friend, secured her two.
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6  Here was a fortune at once; besides which, there would be the chance of what might be done in any future war; and he was sure Captain Wentworth was as likely a man to distinguish himself as any officer in the navy.
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7  The park would be open to him of course, and few navy officers, or men of any other description, can have had such a range; but what restrictions I might impose on the use of the pleasure-grounds, is another thing.
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8  Without emulating the feelings of an Emma towards her Henry, she would have attended on Louisa with a zeal above the common claims of regard, for his sake; and she hoped he would not long be so unjust as to suppose she would shrink unnecessarily from the office of a friend.
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9  It had then seemed the object nearest her heart, that Dr Shirley, the rector, who for more than forty years had been zealously discharging all the duties of his office, but was now growing too infirm for many of them, should be quite fixed on engaging a curate; should make his curacy quite as good as he could afford, and should give Charles Hayter the promise of it.
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10  It seemed as if Mr Shepherd, in this anxiety to bespeak Sir Walter's good will towards a naval officer as tenant, had been gifted with foresight; for the very first application for the house was from an Admiral Croft, with whom he shortly afterwards fell into company in attending the quarter sessions at Taunton; and indeed, he had received a hint of the Admiral from a London correspondent.
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