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
[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)
We cannot help ourselves. We live at home, quiet, confined, and our feelings prey upon us.
(Persuasion, Chapter 23 / Angel, Season 1, Episode 23)
in a reasonable time, curiosity
Every body had a degree of gravity and sorrow; tenderness towards the departed, solicitude for the surviving friends; and, in a reasonable time, curiosity to know where she would be buried.
(Emma, Chapter 45 / Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Season 6, Episode 13)
an end to it
She gave him credit for stationing himself where he might gaze and gaze again without offence; but was really obliged to put an end to it.
(Emma, Chapter 6 / Angel, Season 1, Episode 21)
the present reverse
[S]he walked out by herself, and wandered about the village of Allenham, indulging the recollection of past enjoyment and crying over the present reverse….
(Mansfield Park, Chapter 36 / Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Season 7, Episode 18)
“If you are against me, I ought to distrust myself, and yet—But it is absolutely impossible to let Tom go on in this way…”
(Mansfield Park, Chapter 16 / Angel, Season 1, Episode 9)