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1  A week was gone since Edmund might be supposed in town, and Fanny had heard nothing of him.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
2  She had not known before what pleasures she had to lose in passing March and April in a town.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLV
3  My father means to fetch you himself, but it will not be till after Easter, when he has business in town.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIV
4  They may easily get her from Portsmouth to town by the coach, under the care of any creditable person that may chance to be going.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
5  There must be a sort of shyness; but I cannot recollect that our evenings formerly were ever merry, except when my uncle was in town.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
6  Mr. Crawford meant to be in town by his uncle's accustomary late dinner-hour, and William was invited to dine with him at the Admiral's.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
7  Matrimony was her object, provided she could marry well: and having seen Mr. Bertram in town, she knew that objection could no more be made to his person than to his situation in life.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
8  You ought to have had it a week ago, but there has been a delay from my brother's not being in town by several days so soon as I expected; and I have only just now received it at Northampton.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
9  I shall see your cousin in town soon: he talks of being there tolerably soon; and Sir Thomas, I dare say, in the course of the spring; and your eldest cousin, and the Rushworths, and Julia, I am sure of meeting again and again, and all but you.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
10  She felt that she had, indeed, been three months there; and the sun's rays falling strongly into the parlour, instead of cheering, made her still more melancholy, for sunshine appeared to her a totally different thing in a town and in the country.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVI
11  Thank you; but there is no escaping these little vexations, Mary, live where we may; and when you are settled in town and I come to see you, I dare say I shall find you with yours, in spite of the nurseryman and the poulterer, perhaps on their very account.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
12  She was yet more impatient for another letter from town after receiving this than she had been before; and for a few days was so unsettled by it altogether, by what had come, and what might come, that her usual readings and conversation with Susan were much suspended.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
13  They passed the drawbridge, and entered the town; and the light was only beginning to fail as, guided by William's powerful voice, they were rattled into a narrow street, leading from the High Street, and drawn up before the door of a small house now inhabited by Mr. Price.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
14  Entirely against his judgment, a scene-painter arrived from town, and was at work, much to the increase of the expenses, and, what was worse, of the eclat of their proceedings; and his brother, instead of being really guided by him as to the privacy of the representation, was giving an invitation to every family who came in his way.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
15  Being now in her twenty-first year, Maria Bertram was beginning to think matrimony a duty; and as a marriage with Mr. Rushworth would give her the enjoyment of a larger income than her father's, as well as ensure her the house in town, which was now a prime object, it became, by the same rule of moral obligation, her evident duty to marry Mr. Rushworth if she could.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
16  From about the time of her entering the family, Lady Bertram, in consequence of a little ill-health, and a great deal of indolence, gave up the house in town, which she had been used to occupy every spring, and remained wholly in the country, leaving Sir Thomas to attend his duty in Parliament, with whatever increase or diminution of comfort might arise from her absence.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER II
17  This wish was levelled principally at Julia, who had just applied for permission to go to town with Maria; and as Sir Thomas thought it best for each daughter that the permission should be granted, Lady Bertram, though in her own good-nature she would not have prevented it, was lamenting the change it made in the prospect of Julia's return, which would otherwise have taken place about this time.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
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