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1  He still reasoned with her, but in vain.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
2  All the best plays were run over in vain.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
3  It will be readily believed that Mrs. Norris did not write to her sister in vain.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
4  Opposition was vain; and as to Mrs. Norris, he was mistaken in supposing she would wish to make any.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
5  In vain was her "Pray, sir, don't; pray, Mr. Crawford," repeated twice over; and in vain did she try to move away.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
6  She was almost at the door, and not chusing by any means to take so much trouble in vain, she still went on, after a civil reception, a short sentence about being waited for, and a "Let Sir Thomas know" to the servant.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
7  Maria had destroyed her own character, and he would not, by a vain attempt to restore what never could be restored, by affording his sanction to vice, or in seeking to lessen its disgrace, be anywise accessory to introducing such misery in another man's family as he had known himself.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
8  Twice had Sir Thomas inquired into the enjoyment and success of his lady, but in vain; no pause was long enough for the time his measured manner needed; and very little of her state could be known till Mrs. Grant was able, at the end of the first rubber, to go to her and pay her compliments.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
9  Miss Crawford was not entirely free from similar apprehensions, though they arose principally from doubts of her sister's style of living and tone of society; and it was not till after she had tried in vain to persuade her brother to settle with her at his own country house, that she could resolve to hazard herself among her other relations.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
10  She hoped to marry him, and they continued together till she was obliged to be convinced that such hope was vain, and till the disappointment and wretchedness arising from the conviction rendered her temper so bad, and her feelings for him so like hatred, as to make them for a while each other's punishment, and then induce a voluntary separation.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
11  She is a cold-hearted, vain woman, who has married entirely from convenience, and though evidently unhappy in her marriage, places her disappointment not to faults of judgment, or temper, or disproportion of age, but to her being, after all, less affluent than many of her acquaintance, especially than her sister, Lady Stornaway, and is the determined supporter of everything mercenary and ambitious, provided it be only mercenary and ambitious enough.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIV