He was so obliging as to leave off grinning, and inform me that a Young Person
was outside wanting to see me.
Unwilling, even under this discomfiture, to resign the ingrate and leave her hopeless, in case of her better dispositions obtaining the mastery over the darker side of her character, Mr Meagles, for six successive days, published a discreetly covert advertisement in the morning papers, to the effect that if a certain young person
who had lately left home without reflection, would at any time apply to his address at Twickenham, everything would be as it had been before, and no reproaches need be apprehended.
I am always glad to get a young person
well placed out.
The government too of Epidamnus was changed from a quarrel that arose from an intended marriage; for a certain man having contracted his daughter in marriage, the father of the young person
to whom she was contracted, being archon, punishes him, upon which account he, resenting the affront, associated himself with those who were excluded from any share in the government, and brought about a revolution.
Now, had the same young lady been engaged with a volume of the Spectator, instead of such a work, how proudly would she have produced the book, and told its name; though the chances must be against her being occupied by any part of that voluminous publication, of which either the matter or manner would not disgust a young person
of taste: the substance of its papers so often consisting in the statement of improbable circumstances, unnatural characters, and topics of conversation which no longer concern anyone living; and their language, too, frequently so coarse as to give no very favourable idea of the age that could endure it.
"That is Hetty Sorrel," said Miss Lydia Donnithorne, "Martin Poyser's niece--a very likely young person
, and well-looking too.
If Miss Rebecca can get the better of him, and at her first entrance into life, she is a young person
of no ordinary cleverness.
The average at that time in the Grand Duchy of Baden was forty-five to a young person
(when alone), according to the official estimate of the home secretary for that year; the average for older people was shifty and indeterminable, for whenever a wholesome young girl came into the presence of her elders she immediately lowered their average and raised her own.
Human nature is so well disposed towards those who are in interesting situations, that a young person
, who either marries or dies, is sure of being kindly spoken of.
She did not blame Lady Russell, she did not blame herself for having been guided by her; but she felt that were any young person
, in similar circumstances, to apply to her for counsel, they would never receive any of such certain immediate wretchedness, such uncertain future good.
However, as she very logically remarked, there must have been SOME young person
in that way of business who had made a fortune without having anything to begin with, and that being taken for granted, why should not Kate do the same?
He read, too, that Count Beist was rumored to have left for Wiesbaden, and that one need have no more gray hair, and of the sale of a light carriage, and of a young person
seeking a situation; but these items of information did not give him, as usual, a quiet, ironical gratification.