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Sense and Sensibility - Page 7
by Jane Austen - 2008 - 364 pages
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Sense and Sensibility: A Novel

Jane Austen - 1833 - 331 pages
...in Mrs. Dashwood which must generally have led to imprudence. She had an excellent heart ; her disposition was affectionate, and her feelings were...Elinor's. She was sensible and clever ; but eager in every thing : her sorrows, her joys, could have no moderation. She was generous, amiable, interesting...
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Sense and Sensibility: a Novel

Jane Austen - 1833 - 331 pages
...mind in Mrs. Dashwood which must generally have led to imprudence. She had an excellent heart; her disposition was affectionate, and her feelings were...Elinor's. She was sensible and clever; but eager in every thing: her sorrows, her joys, could have no moderation. She was generous, amiable, interesting:...
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Sense and Sensibility and Persuasion ...

Jane Austen, Nancy Hale - 1864 - 522 pages
...in Mrs. Dashwood which must generally have led to imprudence. She had an excellent heart ; her disposition was affectionate, and her feelings were...learn, and which one of her sisters had resolved never to'be taught. Marianne's abilities were, in many respeets, quite equal to Elinor's. She was sensible...
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Sense & Sensibility

Jane Austen - English literature - 1882
...mind in Mrs. Dashwood which must generally have led to imprudence. She had an excellent heart ; her disposition was affectionate, and her feelings were...Marianne's abilities were, in many respects, quite equal to Ellinor's. She was sensible and clever, but eager in every thing : her sorrows, her joys, could have...
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Sense and Sensibility, Volume 1

Jane Austen - 1905 - 276 pages
...mind in Mrs. Dashwood which must generally have led to imprudence. She had an excellent heart; her disposition was affectionate, and her feelings were...taught. Marianne's abilities were, in many respects, 6 quite equal to Elinor's. She was sensible and clever, but eager in everything; her sorrows, her joys,...
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The Novels and Letters of Jane Austen, Volume 1

Jane Austen - Novelists, English - 1906
...of mind in Mrs Dashwood which must generally have led to imprudence. She had an excellent heart; her disposition was affectionate, and her feelings were...respects, quite equal to Elinor's. She was sensible and [6] clever, but eager in everything; her sorrows, her joys, could have no moderation. She was generous,...
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The Novels of Jane Austen, Volume 1

Jane Austen - 1906
...of mind in Mrs Dashwood which must generally have led to imprudence. She had an excellent heart; her disposition was affectionate, and her feelings were...respects, quite equal to Elinor's. She was sensible and [6] clever, but eager in everything; her sorrows, her joys, could have no moderation. She was generous,...
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Jane Austen

...understanding, and coolness of judgment. . .an excellent heart; her disposition was affect innate, and her feelings were strong; but she knew how to govern them. Elinor's sense sharpens her intelligence, arms her in caution when managing her own affairs, and helps...
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Boredom: The Literary History of a State of Mind

Patricia Meyer Spacks - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 290 pages
...sensibility. The description of Elinor at the outset remains precisely applicable in the conclusion: "Her disposition was affectionate, and her feelings were strong,- but she knew how to govern them" (6). Her rigid self-government long makes her appear monochromatic: she does not arouse curiosity because...
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Mozart and the Enlightenment: Truth, Virtue, and Beauty in Mozart's Operas

Nicholas Till - Biography & Autobiography - 1995 - 371 pages
...29. Goethe, Wilhelm Meister, Bk 8, Ch. 5. Rousseau, op cit, p. 34. 'She had an excellent heart, ' her disposition was affectionate, and her feelings were strong; but she knew how to govern them' (Austen, Sense and Sensibility, p. 4). Ibid. Letters, 9.7.78. The problem of how life arises from matter...
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