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1  Mrs. Dashwood took the house for a twelvemonth; it was ready furnished, and she might have immediate possession.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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2  If your sentiments are no longer what they were, you will return my notes, and the lock of my hair which is in your possession.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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3  The house was handsome, and handsomely fitted up, and the young ladies were immediately put in possession of a very comfortable apartment.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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4  In seasons of cheerfulness, no temper could be more cheerful than hers, or possess, in a greater degree, that sanguine expectation of happiness which is happiness itself.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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5  Because he believes many people pretend to more admiration of the beauties of nature than they really feel, and is disgusted with such pretensions, he affects greater indifference and less discrimination in viewing them himself than he possesses.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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6  When Mrs. Jennings came home, though she returned from seeing people whom she had never seen before, and of whom therefore she must have a great deal to say, her mind was so much more occupied by the important secret in her possession, than by anything else, that she reverted to it again as soon as Elinor appeared.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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7  She felt that his influence over her mind was heightened by circumstances which ought not in reason to have weight; by that person of uncommon attraction, that open, affectionate, and lively manner which it was no merit to possess; and by that still ardent love for Marianne, which it was not even innocent to indulge.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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8  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.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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9  Such was her parting concern; for after this, she had time only to pay her farewell compliments to Mrs. Jennings, before her company was claimed by Mrs. Richardson; and Elinor was left in possession of knowledge which might feed her powers of reflection some time, though she had learnt very little more than what had been already foreseen and foreplanned in her own mind.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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10  In the mean time, till all these alterations could be made from the savings of an income of five hundred a-year by a woman who never saved in her life, they were wise enough to be contented with the house as it was; and each of them was busy in arranging their particular concerns, and endeavoring, by placing around them books and other possessions, to form themselves a home.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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