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It has reappeared to annihilate me, all through my life, in connexion with all kinds of subjects.
Price could no longer afford to cherish pride or resentment, or to lose one connexion that might possibly assist her.
My brother was to be his representative and successor; he must go to Eton and Oxford, for the sake of making connexions, of course: my father was not a man to underrate the bearing of Latin satirists or Greek dramatists on the attainment of an aristocratic position.
Anne Elliot, with all her claims of birth, beauty, and mind, to throw herself away at nineteen; involve herself at nineteen in an engagement with a young man, who had nothing but himself to recommend him, and no hopes of attaining affluence, but in the chances of a most uncertain profession, and no connexions to secure even his farther rise in the profession, would be, indeed, a throwing away, which she grieved to think of
That young man--though with more, in such connexions in general, to go upon--ended by addressing himself to his aggressor, as she might be called, and after a very short hesitation Vogelstein followed his example.
If I were a clever woman I ought, of course, with the connexions Papa had, to be able to get an appointment for my son-in-law.
It will be seen that the young lady was come into a family of very genteel connexions, and was about to move in a much more distinguished circle than that humble one which she had just quitted in Russell Square.
Others had fathers, mothers, brothers, relations, connexions, to move heaven and earth on their behalf--he had no one.