WIT in Classic Quotes

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Quotes from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
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1  Never had his wit been directed in a manner so little agreeable to her.
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Get Context   In Chapter 57
2  It is such a spur to one's genius, such an opening for wit, to have a dislike of that kind.
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Get Context   In Chapter 40
3  Of what he has particularly accused me I am ignorant; but of the truth of what I shall relate, I can summon more than one witness of undoubted veracity.
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Get Context   In Chapter 35
4  From that moment I observed my friend's behaviour attentively; and I could then perceive that his partiality for Miss Bennet was beyond what I had ever witnessed in him.
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Get Context   In Chapter 35
5  He listened to her with perfect indifference while she chose to entertain herself in this manner; and as his composure convinced her that all was safe, her wit flowed long.
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Get Context   In Chapter 6
6  She had heard nothing of Lady Catherine that spoke her awful from any extraordinary talents or miraculous virtue, and the mere stateliness of money or rank she thought she could witness without trepidation.
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Get Context   In Chapter 29
7  You will find her manners beyond anything I can describe; and your wit and vivacity, I think, must be acceptable to her, especially when tempered with the silence and respect which her rank will inevitably excite.
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Get Context   In Chapter 19
8  The idea soon reached to conviction, as she observed his increasing civilities toward herself, and heard his frequent attempt at a compliment on her wit and vivacity; and though more astonished than gratified herself by this effect of her charms, it was not long before her mother gave her to understand that the probability of their marriage was extremely agreeable to her.
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Get Context   In Chapter 17