Jane Austen

Sense and Sensibility

Originally titled «Elinor and Marianne», «Sense and Sensibility» was the first of Jane Austen’s novels to be published. The contrasting personalities of two sisters are the centre of the story, supported by a wealth of satirically portrayed minor characters.
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    I have to be honest, this reminds of me and my sister

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    I loved it

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    Although this is the first of Jane Austen's novels, it is most certainly the best

Quotes

    claudzbaloiihas quoted6 years ago
    to wish was to hope, and to hope was to expect
    evshirninahas quoted6 years ago
    Sometimes one is guided by what they say of themselves, and very frequently by what other people say of them, without giving oneself time to deliberate and judge.
    VEDANSHI AWASTHIhas quotedlast year
    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. She had an excellent heart;—her disposition was affectionate, and her feelings were strong; but she knew how to govern them: it was a knowledge which her mother had yet to learn; and which one of her sisters had resolved never to be taught.

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