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It will be an education for the child, said I, only being with her cousins; if Miss Lee taught her nothing, she would learn to be good and clever from them.
Jane Austen
Mansfield Park, CHAPTER I   Context
Norris thought with greater satisfaction of their benevolent plan; and it was pretty soon decided between them that, though far from clever, she showed a tractable disposition, and seemed likely to give them little trouble.
Jane Austen
Mansfield Park, CHAPTER II   Context
And remember that, if you are ever so forward and clever yourselves, you should always be modest; for, much as you know already, there is a great deal more for you to learn.
Jane Austen
Mansfield Park, CHAPTER II   Context
He knew her to be clever, to have a quick apprehension as well as good sense, and a fondness for reading, which, properly directed, must be an education in itself.
Jane Austen
Mansfield Park, CHAPTER II   Context
The sisters, handsome, clever, and encouraging, were an amusement to his sated mind; and finding nothing in Norfolk to equal the social pleasures of Mansfield, he gladly returned to it at the time appointed, and was welcomed thither quite as gladly by those whom he came to trifle with further.
Jane Austen
Mansfield Park, CHAPTER XII   Context
Sir Thomas felt as an anxious father must feel, and was indeed experiencing much of the agitation which his wife had been apprehensive of for herself, but had fortunately escaped.
Jane Austen
Mansfield Park, CHAPTER XXI   Context
He is a clever man, a reading man; and I confess, that I do consider his attaching himself to her with some surprise.
Jane Austen
Persuasion, Chapter 20   Context
Women of that class have great opportunities, and if they are intelligent may be well worth listening to.
Jane Austen
Persuasion, Chapter 17   Context
Her distress returned, however, on perceiving smiles and intelligent glances pass between two or three of the lady visitors, as if they believed themselves quite in the secret.
Jane Austen
Persuasion, Chapter 22   Context
Their eyes were immediately wandering up in the street in quest of the officers, and nothing less than a very smart bonnet indeed, or a really new muslin in a shop window, could recall them.
Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice, Chapter 15   Context
But no sooner had he made it clear to himself and his friends that she hardly had a good feature in her face, than he began to find it was rendered uncommonly intelligent by the beautiful expression of her dark eyes.
Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice, Chapter 6   Context
Phillips, was an amiable, intelligent, elegant woman, and a great favourite with all her Longbourn nieces.
Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice, Chapter 25   Context
There was a something in her countenance which made him listen with an apprehensive and anxious attention, while she added:.
Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice, Chapter 41   Context
She was sensible and clever; but eager in everything: her sorrows, her joys, could have no moderation.
Jane Austen
Sense and Sensibility, CHAPTER 1   Context
Their tendency is gross and illiberal; and if their construction could ever be deemed clever, time has long ago destroyed all its ingenuity.
Jane Austen
Sense and Sensibility, CHAPTER 9   Context
Like half the rest of the world, if more than half there be that are clever and good, Marianne, with excellent abilities and an excellent disposition, was neither reasonable nor candid.
Jane Austen
Sense and Sensibility, CHAPTER 31   Context
I know very well that Colonel Brandon is not old enough to make his friends yet apprehensive of losing him in the course of nature.
Jane Austen
Sense and Sensibility, CHAPTER 8   Context
With apprehensive caution therefore it was revealed, and he was listened to with unexpected calmness.
Jane Austen
Sense and Sensibility, CHAPTER 50   Context
Like most clever criminals, he may be too confident in his own cleverness and imagine that he has completely deceived us.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 13. Fixing the Nets   Context
They hang, behead, and impale their criminals in the most agreeable possible manner; but some of these, like clever rogues, have contrived to escape human justice, and succeed in their fraudulent enterprises by cunning stratagems.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 52. Toxicology   Context
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