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1  All her attention was for her work.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
2  This, we know, must be a work of time.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
3  Nay, nay, I entreat you; for one moment put down your work.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
4  You have space to work upon there, and grounds that will well reward you.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
5  The maids do their work very well, and I think we shall be able to send back some dozens of the rings.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
6  With such powers as his, however, and such a disposition as hers, Edmund trusted that everything would work out a happy conclusion.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
7  I only wish Tom had known his own mind when the carpenters began, for there was the loss of half a day's work about those side-doors.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
8  When he and Crawford walked into the drawing-room, his mother and Fanny were sitting as intently and silently at work as if there were nothing else to care for.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
9  Mrs. Norris, much discontented, was obliged to compose herself to work again; and Fanny, walking off in agitating consciousness, found herself, as she anticipated, in another minute alone with Mr. Crawford.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
10  She had been almost fluttered for a few minutes, and still remained so sensibly animated as to put away her work, move Pug from her side, and give all her attention and all the rest of her sofa to her husband.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
11  Lady Bertram, sunk back in one corner of the sofa, the picture of health, wealth, ease, and tranquillity, was just falling into a gentle doze, while Fanny was getting through the few difficulties of her work for her.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
12  He knew her to be very timid, and exceedingly nervous; and thought it not improbable that her mind might be in such a state as a little time, a little pressing, a little patience, and a little impatience, a judicious mixture of all on the lover's side, might work their usual effect on.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
13  A glimpse, as she passed through the hall, of the two ladies walking up from the Parsonage made no change in her wish of retreat, and she worked and meditated in the East room, undisturbed, for a quarter of an hour, when a gentle tap at the door was followed by the entrance of Miss Crawford.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
14  Fanny could read, work, and write, but she had been taught nothing more; and as her cousins found her ignorant of many things with which they had been long familiar, they thought her prodigiously stupid, and for the first two or three weeks were continually bringing some fresh report of it into the drawing-room.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
15  Mrs. Norris had now so ingeniously done away all Mrs. Grant's part of the favour, that Fanny, who found herself expected to speak, could only say that she was very much obliged to her aunt Bertram for sparing her, and that she was endeavouring to put her aunt's evening work in such a state as to prevent her being missed.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
16  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
17  The business of finding a play that would suit everybody proved to be no trifle; and the carpenter had received his orders and taken his measurements, had suggested and removed at least two sets of difficulties, and having made the necessity of an enlargement of plan and expense fully evident, was already at work, while a play was still to seek.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
18  Something of a theatre we must have undoubtedly, but it will be on the simplest plan: a green curtain and a little carpenter's work, and that's all; and as the carpenter's work may be all done at home by Christopher Jackson himself, it will be too absurd to talk of expense; and as long as Jackson is employed, everything will be right with Sir Thomas.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
19  Tom listened with some shame and some sorrow; but escaping as quickly as possible, could soon with cheerful selfishness reflect, firstly, that he had not been half so much in debt as some of his friends; secondly, that his father had made a most tiresome piece of work of it; and, thirdly, that the future incumbent, whoever he might be, would, in all probability, die very soon.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
20  After continuing in chat with the party round the fire a few minutes, Miss Crawford returned to the party round the table; and standing by them, seemed to interest herself in their arrangements till, as if struck by a sudden recollection, she exclaimed, "My good friends, you are most composedly at work upon these cottages and alehouses, inside and out; but pray let me know my fate in the meanwhile."
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV