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" I dare say; ten to one but he was light-headed at the time. Had he been in his right senses, he could not have thought of such a thing as begging you to give away half your fortune from your own child. "
Sense and Sensibility - Page 10
by Jane Austen - 2008 - 364 pages
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1812
...; but she is shocked at the idea of parting with so vast a sum, though she is rolling in riches. " It was my father's last request to me," replied her...widow and daughters." " He did not know what he was talkiiig of, I dare say ; ten to one but he was light headed at the time. Had he been in luright senses,...
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Sense and Sensibility: A Novel

Jane Austen - 1833 - 331 pages
...till she could accommodate herself with a house in the neighbourhood, his invitation was accepted. sorrow she must be equally carried away by her fancy,...daughters." " He did not know what he was talking off, I dare say; ten to one but he was light-headed at the time. Had he been in his right senses, he...
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Sense and Sensibility: a Novel

Jane Austen - 1833 - 331 pages
...possess, in a greater degree, that sanguine expectation of happiness which is happiness itself. But in B 3 sorrow she must be equally carried away by her fancy,...daughters." " He did not know what he was talking off, I dare say; ten to one but he was light-headed at the time. Had he been in his right senses, he...
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Sense and Sensibility and Persuasion ...

Jane Austen, Nancy Hale - 1864 - 522 pages
...child, and his only child too, of so large a sum ? And what possible claim could the Misses Dashwood, who were related to him only by half blood, which...and daughters." "He did not know what he was talking off, I dare say ; ten to one but he was light-headed at the time. Had he been in his right senses,...
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Jane Austen

Mrs. Charles Malden - 1889 - 224 pages
...to ruin himself and their poor little Harry, by giving away all his money to his half-sisters? " ' It was my father's last request to me,' replied her...daughters.' " ' He did not know what he was talking of, I daresay ; ten to one but he was light headed at the time. Had he been in his right senses he could...
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Jane Austen

Mrs. Charles Malden - 1889 - 210 pages
...giving away all his money to his half-sisters ? " ' It was my father's last request to me,' replied h'ir husband, ' that I should assist his widow and daughters.' " " ' He did not know what he was talking of, I daresay ; ten to one but he was light-headed at the time. Had he been in his right senses he could...
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Duologues and Scenes from the Novels of Jane Austen

Jane Austen, Rosina Filippi - 1895 - 139 pages
...? Mr D. It was my father's last request to me, that I should assist his widow and daughters. Mrs D. He did not know what he was talking of, I dare say....to give away half your fortune from your own child. Mr D. He did not stipulate for any particular sum, my dear Fanny ; he only requested me, in general...
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Charlotte Brontė, George Eliot, Jane Austen: Studies in Their Works

Henry Houston Bonnell - English fiction - 1902 - 475 pages
...he to ruin himself, and their poor little Harry, by giving away all his money to his half-sisters? " It was my father's last request to me," replied her...daughters." " He did not know what he was talking of, I daresay ; ten to one but he was light-headed at the time. Had he been in his right senses he could...
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Studies in Words

C. S. Lewis - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1990 - 342 pages
...When Mrs John Dashwood is persuading Mr John Dashwood to disregard his father's dying words she says, 'He did not know what he was talking of, I dare say; ten to one, he was light-headed'.3 Does / dare say mean 'for all we know', or is it nearly synonymous with 'ten...
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The Pursuit of Glory: Europe, 1648-1815

T. C. W. Blanning - History - 2007 - 707 pages
...the space of one chapter succeeds in reducing the sum from £1,000 for each of the girls to nothing: 'He did not know what he was talking of, I dare say;...give away half your fortune from your own child.' It might be thought that in this instance Jane Austen did her sex no favours by presenting Fanny Dashwood...
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