1 I turned again to my new acquaintance.
2 I made the pleasure of his acquaintance just after the war.
3 Pearl saw, and gazed intently, but never sought to make acquaintance.
4 At home, within and around her mother's cottage, Pearl wanted not a wide and various circle of acquaintance.
5 So Pearl, who had enough of shadow in her own little life, chose to break off all acquaintance with this repining brook.
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6 His abilities in every respect improve as much upon acquaintance as his manners and person.
7 Elinor had always thought it would be more prudent for them to settle at some distance from Norland, than immediately amongst their present acquaintance.
8 In the promotion of this object she was zealously active, as far as her ability reached; and missed no opportunity of projecting weddings among all the young people of her acquaintance.
9 He acquiesced in all her decisions, caught all her enthusiasm; and long before his visit concluded, they conversed with the familiarity of a long-established acquaintance.
10 Willoughby, on his side, gave every proof of his pleasure in their acquaintance, which an evident wish of improving it could offer.
11 In Colonel Brandon alone, of all her new acquaintance, did Elinor find a person who could in any degree claim the respect of abilities, excite the interest of friendship, or give pleasure as a companion.
12 and this prepared a future mine of raillery against the devoted Elinor, which nothing but the newness of their acquaintance with Edward could have prevented from being immediately sprung.
13 It makes one detest all one's acquaintance.
14 Our acquaintance, however, is of many years date.
15 Mrs. Palmer and two elderly ladies of Mrs. Jennings's intimate acquaintance, whom she had met and invited in the morning, dined with them.