1 I fancy she was wanted about the mince-pies.
2 She wanted to talk, but there seemed to be an embargo on every subject.
3 But it was two or three days before he could get from her what he wanted.
4 She wanted to hear of him, when there seemed the least chance of gaining intelligence.
5 Wickham of course wanted more than he could get; but at length was reduced to be reasonable.
6 She cared for none of her friends; she wanted no help of his; she would not hear of leaving Wickham.
7 Compared with some families, I believe we were; but such of us as wished to learn never wanted the means.
8 This was exactly as it should be; for the young man wanted only regimentals to make him completely charming.
9 She saw that he wanted to engage her on the old subject of his grievances, and she was in no humour to indulge him.
10 She had never perceived, while the regiment was in Hertfordshire, that Lydia had any partiality for him; but she was convinced that Lydia wanted only encouragement to attach herself to anybody.
11 He knows of my being in town, I am certain, from something she said herself; and yet it would seem, by her manner of talking, as if she wanted to persuade herself that he is really partial to Miss Darcy.
12 You wanted me, I know, to say 'Yes,' that you might have the pleasure of despising my taste; but I always delight in overthrowing those kind of schemes, and cheating a person of their premeditated contempt.
13 Elizabeth, who had a letter to write, went into the breakfast room for that purpose soon after tea; for as the others were all going to sit down to cards, she could not be wanted to counteract her mother's schemes.
14 The gentlemen arrived early; and, before Mrs. Bennet had time to tell him of their having seen his aunt, of which her daughter sat in momentary dread, Bingley, who wanted to be alone with Jane, proposed their all walking out.
15 Miss Bingley offered her the carriage, and she only wanted a little pressing to accept it, when Jane testified such concern in parting with her, that Miss Bingley was obliged to convert the offer of the chaise to an invitation to remain at Netherfield for the present.
16 She wanted to ascertain the feelings of each of her visitors; she wanted to compose her own, and to make herself agreeable to all; and in the latter object, where she feared most to fail, she was most sure of success, for those to whom she endeavoured to give pleasure were prepossessed in her favour.
17 She respected, she esteemed, she was grateful to him, she felt a real interest in his welfare; and she only wanted to know how far she wished that welfare to depend upon herself, and how far it would be for the happiness of both that she should employ the power, which her fancy told her she still possessed, of bringing on her the renewal of his addresses.
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