She then changed the discourse to one more gratifying to each, and on which there could be no difference of sentiment.
Mr. Collins listened to her with the determined air of following his own inclination, and, when she ceased speaking, replied thus: “My dear Miss Elizabeth, I have the highest opinion in the world in your excellent judgement in all matters within the scope of your understanding; but permit me to say, that there must be a wide difference between the established forms of ceremony amongst the laity, and those which regulate the clergy; for, give me leave to observe that I consider the clerical office as equal in point of dignity with the highest rank in the kingdom—provided that a proper humility of behaviour is at the same time maintained.
You do not make allowance enough for difference of situation and temper.
“Pray, my dear aunt, what is the difference in matrimonial affairs, between the mercenary and the prudent motive?
The five weeks which she had now passed in Kent had made a great difference in the country, and every day was adding to the verdure of the early trees.
So far each recital confirmed the other; but when she came to the will, the difference was great.
Jane was anxious that no difference should be perceived in her at all, and was really persuaded that she talked as much as ever.
The cold is not excessive, if you are wrapped in furs—a dress which I have already adopted, for there is a great difference between walking the deck and remaining seated motionless for hours, when no exercise prevents the blood from actually freezing in your veins.
There was a considerable difference between the ages of my parents, but this circumstance seemed to unite them only closer in bonds of devoted affection.