1、It is a truth universally acknowledged,that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.
2、 One cannot know what a man really is by the end of a fortnight. But if we do not venture, somebody else will.
3、I would wish not to be hasty in censuring any one; but I always speak what I think.
4、But if a woman is partial to a man, and does not endeavour to conceal it, he must find it out.
5、But to be so easily seen through I am afraid is pitiful.
6、 It does not necessarily follow that a deep, intricate character is more or less estimable than such a one as yours.
7、To yield without conviction is no compliment to the understanding of either.
8、A regard for the requester would often make one readily yield to a request without waiting for arguments to reason one into it.