You are too sensible a girl to fall in love merely because you are warned against it.
The commonest, dullest, most threadbare topic might be rendered interesting by the skill of the speaker.
There can hardly be a more unpleasant sensation than the having anything returned on our hands which we have given with a reasonable hope of its contributing to the comfort of a friend.
It requires uncommon steadiness of reason to resist the attraction of being called the most charming girl in the world.
It's a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.
But a mind of usefulness and ingenuity seemed to furnish him with constant employment within.