Pride and Prejudice Quote Response

Topics: Marriage, Family, Love Pages: 1 (299 words) Published: June 1, 2013
Volume 1
"It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife," (1) "The business of [Mrs. Bennet's] life [is] to get her daughters married." (3) "An unhappy alternative is before you, Elizabeth. From this day you must be a stranger to one of your parents. Your mother will never see you again if you do not marry Mr. Collins, and I will never see you again if you do." (78) Volume 2

"Stupid men are the only ones worth knowing after all." (107) "In vain I have struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you." (130) “Her astonishment […] that he should have been in love with her so many months! So much love as to wish to marry her in spite of all objections, which had made him prevent his friend’s marring her sister […] But his pride, his abominable pride. “ (151) Volume 3

“[Mrs. Bennet} was a women of mean understanding, little information, and uncertain temper. When she was discontented she fancied herself nervous. The business of her life was to get her daughters married; its solace was visiting and news.” (226) “Though he had detected with a critical eye more than one failure of perfect symmetry in her form, he was forced to acknowledge her figure to be light and pleasing; and in spite of his asserting that her manners were not those of the fashionable world, he was caught by their easy playfulness.” (236) "You were disgusted with the women who were always speaking and looking, and thinking for your approbation alone. I roused, and interested you, because I was so unlike them." (262)
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