mistake

mistake

I am exceedingly sorry: but it is well that the mistake ends where it does.

(Emma, Chapter 15 / Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Season 3, Episode 1)

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like an old friend

like an old friend

He was cut short by the eager attacks of the little boys, clinging to him like an old friend, and declaring he should not go; and being too much engrossed by proposals of carrying them away in his coat pockets….

(Persuasion, Chapter 6 / Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Season 3, Episode 1)

before the gentlemen came

before the gentlemen came

Anxious and uneasy, the period which passed in the drawing-room, before the gentlemen came, was wearisome and dull to a degree that almost made her uncivil.

(Pride and Prejudice, Chapter 54 / Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Season 3, Episode 1)