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1  I only wish I could be more useful; but you see I do all in my power.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
2  I cannot intend anything which it must be so completely beyond my power to command.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
3  My uncle says nothing, but I am sure he will do everything in his power to get you made.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
4  It was not in Miss Crawford's power to talk Fanny into any real forgetfulness of what had passed.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
5  She could not have supposed it in the power of any concurrence of circumstances to give her so many painful sensations on the first day of hearing of William's promotion.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
6  She was delighted with each, but Mary was her dearest object; and having never been able to glory in beauty of her own, she thoroughly enjoyed the power of being proud of her sister's.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
7  Now Fanny could not bring herself to speak, and Miss Crawford was disappointed; for she had hoped to hear some pleasant assurance of her power from one who she thought must know, and her spirits were clouded again.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
8  He was ashamed to think that for four days together she had not had the power of riding, and very seriously resolved, however unwilling he must be to check a pleasure of Miss Crawford's, that it should never happen again.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
9  As Mr. Rushworth did not come, the injury was increased, and she had not even the relief of shewing her power over him; she could only be sullen to her mother, aunt, and cousin, and throw as great a gloom as possible over their dinner and dessert.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
10  To engage her early for the two first dances was all the command of individual happiness which he felt in his power, and the only preparation for the ball which he could enter into, in spite of all that was passing around him on the subject, from morning till night.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
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11  Fanny, in her pity and kindheartedness, was at great pains to teach him how to learn, giving him all the helps and directions in her power, trying to make an artificial memory for him, and learning every word of his part herself, but without his being much the forwarder.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
12  This was so new an attention, so perfectly new a circumstance in the events of Fanny's life, that she was all surprise and embarrassment; and while stammering out her great obligation, and her "but she did not suppose it would be in her power," was looking at Edmund for his opinion and help.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
13  Mr. Crawford was no longer the Mr. Crawford who, as the clandestine, insidious, treacherous admirer of Maria Bertram, had been her abhorrence, whom she had hated to see or to speak to, in whom she could believe no good quality to exist, and whose power, even of being agreeable, she had barely acknowledged.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
14  She was very glad that she had given William what she did at parting, very glad, indeed, that it had been in her power, without material inconvenience, just at that time to give him something rather considerable; that is, for her, with her limited means, for now it would all be useful in helping to fit up his cabin.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
15  She gave the history of her recent visit, and now her raptures might well be over; for Edmund was so struck with the circumstance, so delighted with what Miss Crawford had done, so gratified by such a coincidence of conduct between them, that Fanny could not but admit the superior power of one pleasure over his own mind, though it might have its drawback.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
16  The King, the Queen, Buckingham, Wolsey, Cromwell, all were given in turn; for with the happiest knack, the happiest power of jumping and guessing, he could always alight at will on the best scene, or the best speeches of each; and whether it were dignity, or pride, or tenderness, or remorse, or whatever were to be expressed, he could do it with equal beauty.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
17  Children of the same family, the same blood, with the same first associations and habits, have some means of enjoyment in their power, which no subsequent connexions can supply; and it must be by a long and unnatural estrangement, by a divorce which no subsequent connexion can justify, if such precious remains of the earliest attachments are ever entirely outlived.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
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