Cuando una mujer encuentra un libro (V) Jane

"Her eldest daughter had great personal beauty, and the younger ones, by pretending to be as handsome as their sister, imitating her air, and dressing in the same style, did very well."

"This sort of mysteriousness, which is always so becoming in a hero, threw a fresh grace in Catherine’s imagination around his person and manners, and increased her anxiety to know more of him."

" - I consider a country-dance as an emblem of marriage. [...]
  - But they are such different things [...]

  - That you think they cannot be compared together.
  - To be sure not. People that marry can never part, but must go and keep house together. People that dance only stay opposite each other in a long room for half an hour.
  - You will allow, that in both man has the advantage of choice, woman only the power of refusal; that in both, it is an engagement between man and woman, formed for the advantage of each; and that when once entered into, they belong exclusively to each other till the moment of its dissolution; that is their duty, each to endeavour to give the other no cause for wishing that he or she had bestowed themselves elsewhere, and their best interest to keep their own imaginations from wondering towards the perfections of their neighbours, or fancying that the should have been better off with anyone else. You will allow all this?"

"The general attended her himself to the street-door [...] admiring the elasticity of her walk, which corresponded exactly with the spirit of her dancing, and making her one of the most graceful bows she had ever beheld, when they parted.
Catherine, delighted by all that had passed, proceeded gaily to Pulteney Street, walking, as she concluded, with great elasticity, though she had never thought it before."

"To come with a well-informed mind is to come with an inability od administering to the vanity of others"

"To be driven by him, next to being dancing with him, was certainly the greatest happiness in the world"

"From the latter circumstance it may be presumed that, whatever might be our heroine's opinion of him, his admiration of her was not of a very dangerous kind; not likely to produce animosities between the brothers, nor persecutions to the lady. He cannot be the instigator of the three villains in horsemen's greatcoats, by whom she will hereafter be forced into a traveling-chaise and four, which will drive off with incredible speed. Catherine, meanwhile, undisturbed by presentiments of such an evil, or of any evil at all ,except of having but a short set to dance down, enjoyed her usual happiness with Henry Tilney, listening with sparkling eyes to everything he said; and, in finding him irresistible, becoming so herself"