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By Jane Austen

With its imperfect yet fascinating heroine and its witty and sophisticated exploration of relationships, Emma is usually obvious as Jane Austen's such a lot ideal paintings. Now, with the BBC's greater model, this desirable tale is certain to win the hearts of numerous new fanatics.

attractive, shrewdpermanent, rich-and single-Emma Woodhouse is completely content material together with her existence and sees no use for both love or marriage. not anything, in spite of the fact that, delights her greater than interfering within the romantic lives of others. but if she ignores the warnings of her pal Mr. Knightley and makes an attempt to rearrange an appropriate fit for her protegée, Harriet Smith, her conscientiously laid plans quickly get to the bottom of and feature effects that she by no means anticipated.

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Pretty good. " "He’s a nice fella," the swamper agreed. " At that moment a young man came into the bunk house; a thin young man with a brown face, with brown eyes and a head of tightly curled hair. " he asked. The swamper said, "He was here jus’ a minute ago, Curley. " "I’ll try to catch him," said Curley. His eyes passed over the new men and he stopped. He glanced coldly at George and then at Lennie. His arms gradually bene at the elbows and his hands closed into fists. He stiffened and went into a slight crouch.

Well, you ain’t petting no mice while you walk with me. " Lennie looked startled and then in embarrassment hid his face against his knees. " "Jesus Christ," George said resignedly. " "Oh, sure. I remember. " "That ranch we’re goin’ to is right down there about a quarter mile. We’re gonna go in an’ see the boss. Now, look - I’ll give him the work tickets, but you ain’t gonna say a word. You jus’ stand there and don’t say nothing. If he finds out what a crazy bastard you are, we won’t get no job, but if he sees ya work before he hears ya talk, we’re set.

He ain't bright. Hell of a good worker, though. Hell of a nice fella, but he ain't bright. " Slim looked through George and beyond him. "Ain't many guys travel around together," he mused. "I don't know why. " "It's a lot nicer to go around with a guy you know," said George. A powerful, big-stomached man came into the bunk house. His head still dripped water from the scrubbing and dousing. "Hi, Slim," he said, and then stopped and stared at George and Lennie. "These guys jus' come," said Slim by way of introduction.

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