Two Chapters of Persuasion: Diplomatic Display London British Library, MS Egerton 3038
With all this knowledge of Mr . EElliot –&
with this authority to power of impart ing itAnne left quitted Westgate BuildgsBuildings — her mind deeply busy in revolving what she had
heard, feeling, thinking, recalling& forseeing everything, shocked by whatat about she had heard
about Mr Elliot — Mr . Elliot, sighing over future Kellynchand pained for Lady Ruſsell, & greiving with & glancing with complacency
or triumphing with concern composed Complacency & Lenient Triumph that Events should only now have shown her upon the fact
of her having been right & Lady RRussell :: herself wrong, the most dis criminating of the two.
She had never been satisfied. Lady Ruſsell'swhose confidencein him had been entire. — But,thThe1 Embarraſs::ment which
must be felt from thishour moment in his presence! — How to be::have to him? — how to get rid of him?
—What to do by any of the Party
athome? — where to be blind? — whereto be active? — It was altogether aconfusion of Images & Doubts — aperplexity, an Agitation Embarraſsment whichshe could not see the end of it–––And she was in Gay St -Street — & still somuch far engroſsed, that she started on as to start at beingaddreſsed by Adml .Admiral Croft, as ifhe were aperson unlikely to be met there.
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