By Jane Austen
“I ask yourself what is going to develop into of her!”
So speculate the chums and neighbours of Emma Woodhouse, the stunning, vigorous, wilful,and fallible heroine of Jane Austen's fourth released novel. convinced that she is familiar with top, Emma schemes to discover an appropriate husband for her pliant pal Harriet, simply to find that she knows the sentiments of others as low as she does her personal middle. As Emma puzzles and mistakes her manner in the course of the mysteries of her social global, Austen inspires for her readers a solid of unforgettable characters and an in depth portrait of a small city present process old transition.
Written with matchless wit and irony, judged through many to be her best novel, Emma has been tailored repeatedly for movie and tv. This re-creation exhibits how Austen brilliantly turns the standard into the outstanding.
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He had sat up late at cards the evening before, though late nights were frowned upon in Bath, and had won again—a mere paltry sum again. And then he had escorted Lady Waggoner home, sensing both that she would allow him to and that she would allow him more than that. It was easy to sense such things when one was experienced at the same sort of game as that played by the lady. There had seemed no further point in not being reckless and no harm in trying for a last-minute reprieve from an almost certain fate.
I am neither," she said. "At least, not in the way you mean. Harriet is a dear friend and I have others. Although I like to go out whenever possible, I do not need to do so in order to have company, you know. This afternoon's visits were by no means unusual. " he asked. "We can find you a better husband than he. Someone who would be attracted by your fortune, perhaps, but prepared to treat you kindly. " "A handsome wastrel," she said. "Perhaps I am willing to buy beauty, Mr. Whitehead. " He released her hand once more.
Whitehead's repeated assertion that she was being foolishly overgenerous. Mr. Whitehead was willing to act as Clara's man of business and discuss the marriage settlement with Mr. Sullivan. He could hardly pretend to be her guardian, he explained, since Clara had been of age for several years. But he could pretend that he was trustee of her father's estate and fortune and that she was not entirely free to dispose of them as she wished. A generous dowry was to be given at her marriage. The rest of her fortune was to be kept in her name.
Emma (Oxford World’s Classics) by Jane Austen