She would much rather have gone to sleep than listen to Jane's confidences, which she was sure would bore her.
Anne did not know whether she wanted to writhe or laugh; but she could do neither, for Jane's feelings must not be hurt.
Ma'am," addressing her, "do you hear what Miss Woodhouse is so obliging to say about Jane's
Vanborough's eyes followed the direction of Lady Jane's
eyes--and rested on the lawyer, personally a total stranger to her.
As he approached her Jane's
heart beat faster and her eyes brightened as they had never done before at the approach of any man.
Bennet, who had calculated on her daughters remaining at Netherfield till the following Tuesday, which would exactly finish Jane's
week, could not bring herself to receive them with pleasure before.
Still aunt Jane's
patience held good, and some small measure of skill was creeping into Rebecca's fingers, fingers that held pencil, paint brush, and pen so cleverly and were so clumsy with the dainty little needle.
It was Jane's
nursery now, for her father had bought it at the three per cents [mortgage rate] from Wendy's father, who was no longer fond of stairs.
All the melody on earth is concentrated in my Jane's
tongue to my ear (I am glad it is not naturally a silent one): all the sunshine I can feel is in her presence."
The Swede, after explaining in his gruff way that the huts were doubtless filthy and vermin-ridden, spread Jane's
blankets on the ground for her, and at a little distance unrolled his own and lay down to sleep.
Let me try," said Agatha, slipping her arm about Jane's
ample waist, and eliciting a piercing combination of laugh and scream from her.
He took Jane's
clothes out of the chest of drawers in her bedroom, and he threw them out of the top- floor window.