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1  The treachery, or the folly, of my cousin's maid betrayed us.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 31
2  This was broken by Willoughby, who said with a faint smile, "It is folly to linger in this manner."
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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3  THAT was due to the folly of Robert, and the cunning of his wife; and it was earned by them before many months had passed away.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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4  I owe such a grudge to myself for the stupid, rascally folly of my own heart, that all my past sufferings under it are only triumph and exultation to me now.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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5  Elinor, while she waited in silence and immovable gravity, the conclusion of such folly, could not restrain her eyes from being fixed on him with a look that spoke all the contempt it excited.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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6  However small Elinor's general dependence on Lucy's veracity might be, it was impossible for her on serious reflection to suspect it in the present case, where no temptation could be answerable to the folly of inventing a falsehood of such a description.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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7  But while she smiled at a graciousness so misapplied, she could not reflect on the mean-spirited folly from which it sprung, nor observe the studied attentions with which the Miss Steeles courted its continuance, without thoroughly despising them all four.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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8  The vulgar freedom and folly of the eldest left her no recommendation, and as Elinor was not blinded by the beauty, or the shrewd look of the youngest, to her want of real elegance and artlessness, she left the house without any wish of knowing them better.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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9  The openness and heartiness of her manner more than atoned for that want of recollection and elegance which made her often deficient in the forms of politeness; her kindness, recommended by so pretty a face, was engaging; her folly, though evident was not disgusting, because it was not conceited; and Elinor could have forgiven every thing but her laugh.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 42