PRIDE AND PREJUDICE – Chapters 51-61

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE – Chapters 51-61

Chapter 51 Their sister’s wedding ceremony day arrived; and Jane and Elizabeth felt for her in all probability greater than she felt for herself. The carriage was despatched to fulfill them at ——, they usually have been to return in it by dinner-time. Their arrival was dreaded by the elder Miss Bennets, and Jane extra particularly, who gave Lydia the sentiments which might have attended hers... »

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE – Chapters 41-50

Chapter 41 The first week of their return was quickly gone. The second started. It was the final of the regiment’s keep in Meryton, and all of the younger girls within the neighbourhood have been drooping apace. The dejection was virtually common. The elder Miss Bennets alone have been nonetheless capable of eat, drink, and sleep, and pursue the same old course of their employments. Very ste... »

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE – Chapters 31-40

Chapter 31 Colonel Fitzwilliam’s manners have been very a lot admired on the Parsonage, and the women all felt that he should add significantly to the pleasures of their engagements at Rosings. It was some days, nevertheless, earlier than they acquired any invitation thither—for whereas there have been guests in the home, they may not be essential; and it was not until Easter-day, nearly per... »

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE – Chapters 21-30

Chapter 21 The dialogue of Mr. Collins’s provide was now practically at an finish, and Elizabeth had solely to undergo from the uncomfortable emotions essentially attending it, and infrequently from some peevish allusions of her mom. As for the gentleman himself, his emotions have been mainly expressed, not by embarrassment or dejection, or by attempting to keep away from her, however by sti... »


Chapter 11 When the women eliminated after dinner, Elizabeth ran as much as her sister, and seeing her effectively guarded from chilly, attended her into the drawing-room, the place she was welcomed by her two buddies with many professions of delight; and Elizabeth had by no means seen them so agreeable as they have been throughout the hour which handed earlier than the gents appeared. Their power... »


Chapter 1 It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife. However little known the feelings or views of such a man may be on his first entering a neighbourhood, this truth is so well fixed in the minds of the surrounding families, that he is considered the rightful property of some one or other of their daughters. “My dear... »

HEART OF DARKNESS By Joseph Conrad – Part Three

HEART OF DARKNESS By Joseph Conrad – Part Three

“I looked at him, lost in astonishment. There he was before me, in motley, as though he had absconded from a troupe of mimes, enthusiastic, fabulous. His very existence was improbable, inexplicable, and altogether bewildering. He was an insoluble problem. It was inconceivable how he had existed, how he had succeeded in getting so far, how he had managed to remain—why he did not instantly disappear... »

HEART OF DARKNESS By Joseph Conrad – Part Two

HEART OF DARKNESS By Joseph Conrad – Part Two

“One evening as I was lying flat on the deck of my steamboat, I heard voices approaching—and there were the nephew and the uncle strolling along the bank. I laid my head on my arm again, and had nearly lost myself in a doze, when somebody said in my ear, as it were: ‘I am as harmless as a little child, but I don’t like to be dictated to. Am I the manager—or am I not? I was ordered to send him ther... »

HEART OF DARKNESS By Joseph Conrad  – Part One

HEART OF DARKNESS By Joseph Conrad – Part One

The Nellie, a cruising yawl, swung to her anchor without a flutter of the sails, and was at rest. The flood had made, the wind was nearly calm, and being bound down the river, the only thing for it was to come to and wait for the turn of the tide. The sea-reach of the Thames stretched before us like the beginning of an interminable waterway. In the offing the sea and the sky were welded together w... »