SERIOUS in Classic Quotes

Simple words can express big ideas - learn how great writers to make beautiful sentences with common words.
Quotes from Mansfield Park 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 - serious in Mansfield Park
1  I think, I hope, I am sure she is not serious; but I would rather not hear it.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
2  He is lively, you are serious; but so much the better: his spirits will support yours.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
3  There was everything in the world against their being serious but his words and manner.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
4  Everything might be possible rather than serious attachment, or serious approbation of it toward her.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
5  There was wretchedness in the idea of its being serious; there was perplexity and agitation every way.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
6  She hailed it as an earnest of the most serious determination, and was equal even to encounter her father.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
7  Say, rather, that he has not thought at all upon serious subjects, which I believe to be a good deal the case.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
8  Her astonishment and confusion increased; and though still not knowing how to suppose him serious, she could hardly stand.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
9  They were in the ballroom, the violins were playing, and her mind was in a flutter that forbade its fixing on anything serious.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
10  From all that I hear and guess, Baron Wildenheim's attentions to Julia continue, but I do not know that he has any serious encouragement.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
11  It was plain that he could have no serious views, no true attachment, by fixing himself in a situation which he must know she would never stoop to.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
12  Fanny coloured and looked at Edmund, but felt too angry for speech; and he needed a little recollection before he could say, "Your lively mind can hardly be serious even on serious subjects."
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
13  In every meeting there was a hope of receiving farther confirmation of Miss Crawford's attachment; but the whirl of a ballroom, perhaps, was not particularly favourable to the excitement or expression of serious feelings.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
14  She was not to be won by all that gallantry and wit and good-nature together could do; or, at least, she would not be won by them nearly so soon, without the assistance of sentiment and feeling, and seriousness on serious subjects.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
15  Their eager affection in meeting, their exquisite delight in being together, their hours of happy mirth, and moments of serious conference, may be imagined; as well as the sanguine views and spirits of the boy even to the last, and the misery of the girl when he left her.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
16  These were not expressions to do Fanny any good; for though she read in too much haste and confusion to form the clearest judgment of Miss Crawford's meaning, it was evident that she meant to compliment her on her brother's attachment, and even to appear to believe it serious.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
17  As to your brother's behaviour, certainly I was sensible of a particularity: I had been sensible of it some little time, perhaps two or three weeks; but then I considered it as meaning nothing: I put it down as simply being his way, and was as far from supposing as from wishing him to have any serious thoughts of me.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
Your search result possibly is over 17 sentences. If you upgrade to a VIP account, you will see up to 500 sentences for one search.