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" I ever saw; and as likely to attract the men. There was something in her style of beauty, to please them particularly. I remember Fanny used to say that she would marry sooner and better than you did; not but what she is exceedingly fond of you, but so... "
Sense and Sensibility - Page 328
by Jane Austen - 2008 - 364 pages
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Sense and Sensibility: A Novel

Jane Austen - 1833 - 331 pages
...however. I question whether Marianne, now, will marry a man worth more than five or six hundred a year at the utmost, and I am very much deceived if you...myself among the earliest and best pleased of your visiters." o 2 Elinor tried very seriously to convince him that there was no likelihood of her marrying...
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Sense and Sensibility and Persuasion ...

1864 - 522 pages
...however. I question whether Marianne, now, will marry a man worth more than five or six hundred a year, at the utmost, and I am very much deceived if you,...myself among the earliest and best pleased of your visiters." Elinor tried very seriously to convince him that there was no likelihood of her marrying...
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The Novels of Jane Austen: Sense and sensibility

Reginald Brimley Johnson - 1892
...that she would marry sooner and better than you did; not but what she is exceedingly fond of you—but so it happened to strike her. She will be mistaken,...shall be exceedingly glad to know more of it; and t think I can answer for your having Fanny and myself among the earliest and best pleased of your visitors."...
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Jane Austen and Her Times

Geraldine Edith Mitton - 1905 - 334 pages
...however. I question whether Marianne now will marry a man worth more than five or six hundred a year at the utmost, and I am very much deceived if you do not do better.' " Elinor tried very seriously to convince him that there was no likelihood of her marrying Colonel...
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Jane Austen and Her Times

Geraldine Edith Mitton - 1905 - 334 pages
...however. I question whether Marianne now will marry a man worth more than five or six hundred a year at the utmost, and I am very much deceived if you do not do better.' " Elinor tried very seriously to convince him that there was no likelihood of her marrying Colonel...
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Jane Austen and her times, Volume 2

Geraldine Edith Mitton - Literary Criticism - 1905 - 334 pages
...however. I question whether Marianne now will marry a man worth more than five or six hundred a year at the utmost, and I am very much deceived if you do not do better." " Elinor tried very seriously to convince him that there was no likelihood of her marrying Colonel...
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Jane Austen

...one! She was as handsome a girl last September, as any I ever saw; and as likely to attract the men. There was something in her style of beauty, to please...I am very much deceived if you do not do better'. As likely to attract the men; I question whether Marianne now, will marry . . . John Dashwood imagines...
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Jane Austen: Women, Politics, and the Novel

Claudia L. Johnson - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 212 pages
...forever" (SS 227). After her "bloom" vanishes, a woman cannot fetch a good husband — as Dashwood says, "I question whether Marianne now, will marry a man worth more than five or six hundred a-year" (SS 227). Dashwood, of course, is coyly circling the only issue he really cares about: if a woman can...
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Jane Austen: Real and Imagined Worlds

Oliver MacDonagh - History - 1993 - 186 pages
...of life, any thing of an illness destroys the bloom for ever! Her's has been a very short one! ... I question whether Marianne now, will marry a man...more than five or six hundred a-year, at the utmost' (p. 227). This was no isolated satirical shaft, for elsewhere Jane Austen's characters often cast marriage...
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A Dialogue of Voices: Feminist Literary Theory and Bakhtin

Karen Ann Hohne, Helen Wussow - 207 pages
...After Marianne's illness has caused her to lose her "bloom," John Dashwood questions "whether [she] now, will marry a man worth more than five or six hundred a-year" (227; emphasis in the original). Even were the sisters' chances on the marriage market good, John Dashwood's...
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