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1  They were sick with horror, while he examined; but he was not hopeless.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 12
2  Her kind, compassionate visits to this old schoolfellow, sick and reduced, seemed to have quite delighted Mr Elliot.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 17
3  A little disordered always the first twenty-four hours of going to sea, but never knew what sickness was afterwards.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 8
4  I think differently now; time and sickness and sorrow have given me other notions; but at that period I must own I saw nothing reprehensible in what Mr Elliot was doing.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 21
5  Neither the dissipations of the past--and she had lived very much in the world--nor the restrictions of the present, neither sickness nor sorrow seemed to have closed her heart or ruined her spirits.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
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6  There being nothing to eat, he could only have some play; and as his aunt would not let him tease his sick brother, he began to fasten himself upon her, as she knelt, in such a way that, busy as she was about Charles, she could not shake him off.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 9
7  Here and there, human nature may be great in times of trial; but generally speaking, it is its weakness and not its strength that appears in a sick chamber: it is selfishness and impatience rather than generosity and fortitude, that one hears of.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
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8  The theatre or the rooms, where he was most likely to be, were not fashionable enough for the Elliots, whose evening amusements were solely in the elegant stupidity of private parties, in which they were getting more and more engaged; and Anne, wearied of such a state of stagnation, sick of knowing nothing, and fancying herself stronger because her strength was not tried, was quite impatient for the concert evening.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 19