I dare say Mr. Bingley will be very glad to see you; and I will send a few lines by you to assure him of my hearty consent to his marrying whichever he chooses of the girls; though I must throw in a good word for my little Lizzy.”
“How good it was in you, my dear Mr. Bennet!
and it is such a good joke, too, that you should have gone this morning and never said a word about it till now.”
They returned, therefore, in good spirits to Longbourn, the village where they lived, and of which they were the principal inhabitants.
With a book he was regardless of time; and on the present occasion he had a good deal of curiosity as to the event of an evening which had raised such splendid expectations.
—so much ease, with such perfect good breeding!”
All the world are good and agreeable in your eyes.
With your good sense, to be so honestly blind to the follies and nonsense of others!
But to be candid without ostentation or design—to take the good of everybody’s character and make it still better, and say nothing of the bad—belongs to you alone.
They were in fact very fine ladies; not deficient in good humour when they were pleased, nor in the power of making themselves agreeable when they chose it, but proud and conceited.