1 Think not I speak to thee only to excite thy terror, and practise on the base cowardice thou hast derived from thy tribe.
2 But the novel, like gossip, can also excite spurious sympathies and recoils, mechanical and deadening to the psyche.
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3 Not to excite suspicion by her look or manner was now an object worth attaining; and she felt equal to almost anything that might save her from her aunt Norris.
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4 The indignities of stupidity, and the disappointments of selfish passion, can excite little pity.
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5 Believe me, I make this request with good reason, for I might otherwise excite hopes destined never to be realised, and only increase difficulties and disappointments already quite numerous enough.
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6 There was nothing to attract attention, or excite alarm in this.
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7 Her countenance, perhaps, might express some watchfulness; but the praise of the fine mind did not appear to excite a thought in her sister.
8 It was not merely complaisance, it must be a liking to the cause, which made him enter warmly into her father and sister's solicitudes on a subject which she thought unworthy to excite them.
9 It would excite no proper interest there.
10 Lady Russell saw either less or more than her young friend, for she saw nothing to excite distrust.
11 The only one among them, whose opposition of feeling could excite any serious anxiety was Lady Russell.
12 I could well remember the scorn which the theories of the reasoner used then to excite in the practical man.
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13 I am afraid that I must leave you to your own devices, as the appearance of TWO inquiring strangers upon a sleepy countryside might excite more gossip than I care for.
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14 Surely there are details in her story which, if we looked at in cold blood, would excite our suspicion.
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15 Miss Ingram was a mark beneath jealousy: she was too inferior to excite the feeling.
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