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1  said she, "Elinor will, in all probability be settled for life."
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2  Marianne's abilities were, in many respects, quite equal to Elinor's.
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3  Elinor has not my feelings, and therefore she may overlook it, and be happy with him.
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4  Elinor, too, was deeply afflicted; but still she could struggle, she could exert herself.
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5  I hope, Marianne," continued Elinor, "you do not consider him as deficient in general taste.
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6  Do not be offended, Elinor, if my praise of him is not in every thing equal to your sense of his merits.
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7  Elinor saw, with concern, the excess of her sister's sensibility; but by Mrs. Dashwood it was valued and cherished.
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8  It was enough for her that he appeared to be amiable, that he loved her daughter, and that Elinor returned the partiality.
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9  I am sure," replied Elinor, with a smile, "that his dearest friends could not be dissatisfied with such commendation as that.
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10  She was first called to observe and approve him farther, by a reflection which Elinor chanced one day to make on the difference between him and his sister.
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11  Music seems scarcely to attract him, and though he admires Elinor's drawings very much, it is not the admiration of a person who can understand their worth.
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12  Of his sense and his goodness," continued Elinor, "no one can, I think, be in doubt, who has seen him often enough to engage him in unreserved conversation.
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13  No sooner did she perceive any symptom of love in his behaviour to Elinor, than she considered their serious attachment as certain, and looked forward to their marriage as rapidly approaching.
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14  Marianne was afraid of offending, and said no more on the subject; but the kind of approbation which Elinor described as excited in him by the drawings of other people, was very far from that rapturous delight, which, in her opinion, could alone be called taste.
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15  It was contrary to every doctrine of hers that difference of fortune should keep any couple asunder who were attracted by resemblance of disposition; and that Elinor's merit should not be acknowledged by every one who knew her, was to her comprehension impossible.
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16  Elinor, this eldest daughter, whose advice was so effectual, possessed a strength of understanding, and coolness of judgment, which qualified her, though only nineteen, to be the counsellor of her mother, and enabled her frequently to counteract, to the advantage of them all, that eagerness of mind in Mrs. Dashwood which must generally have led to imprudence.
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17  She speedily comprehended all his merits; the persuasion of his regard for Elinor perhaps assisted her penetration; but she really felt assured of his worth: and even that quietness of manner, which militated against all her established ideas of what a young man's address ought to be, was no longer uninteresting when she knew his heart to be warm and his temper affectionate.
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