modesty and the genuine

modesty and the genuine

[H]e trusted he had every reason to be satisfied, since the refusal which his cousin had stedfastly given him would naturally flow from her bashful modesty and the genuine delicacy of her character.

(Pride and Prejudice, Chapter 20 / Angel, Season 2, Episode 2)

gravity of the weather and the night

gravity of the weather and the night

[S]he was immediately preparing to speak with exquisite calmness and gravity of the weather and the night; but scarcely had she begun, scarcely had they passed the sweep-gate and joined the other carriage, than she found her subject cut up….

(Emma, Chapter 15 / Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Season 3, Episode 2)