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1  Wentworth; Captain Wentworth of the navy.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
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2  A little beauty, and a few smiles, and a few compliments to the navy, and I am a lost man.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
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3  I presume to observe, Sir Walter, that, in the way of business, gentlemen of the navy are well to deal with.
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4  She had only navy lists and newspapers for her authority, but she could not doubt his being rich; and, in favour of his constancy, she had no reason to believe him married.
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5  The navy, I think, who have done so much for us, have at least an equal claim with any other set of men, for all the comforts and all the privileges which any home can give.
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6  The park would be open to him of course, and few navy officers, or men of any other description, can have had such a range; but what restrictions I might impose on the use of the pleasure-grounds, is another thing.
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7  Here was a fortune at once; besides which, there would be the chance of what might be done in any future war; and he was sure Captain Wentworth was as likely a man to distinguish himself as any officer in the navy.
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8  A man is in greater danger in the navy of being insulted by the rise of one whose father, his father might have disdained to speak to, and of becoming prematurely an object of disgust himself, than in any other line.
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