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1  Many a noble fortune has been made during the war.
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2  If it were war now, he would have settled it long ago.
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3  We sailors, Miss Elliot, cannot afford to make long courtships in time of war.
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4  When he is married, if we have the good luck to live to another war, we shall see him do as you and I, and a great many others, have done.
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5  His profession was all that could ever make her friends wish that tenderness less, the dread of a future war all that could dim her sunshine.
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6  Charles "had never seen a pleasanter man in his life; and from what he had once heard Captain Wentworth himself say, was very sure that he had not made less than twenty thousand pounds by the war."
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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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