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He gave this opinion as the result of the conversation to his father; and recommended there being nothing more said to her: no farther attempts to influence or persuade; but that everything should be left to Crawford's assiduities, and the natural workings of her own mind.
As Charlotte frees Elizabeth from the distasteful assiduities of Mr.
Although Elinor pities Lucy for her ignorance, she finds fault with the manipulative actions she observes in her new acquaintance, noting "the thorough want of delicacy, of rectitude, and integrity of mind, which her attentions, her assiduities, her flatteries at the Park betrayed" (127).