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" She was born to discover the falsehood of her own opinions, and to counteract, by her conduct, her most favourite maxims. She was borne to overcome an affection formed so late in life as at seventeen, and with no sentiment superior to strong esteem and... "
Sense and Sensibility: a Novel - Page 327
by Jane Austen - 1833 - 331 pages
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Louisa, or The bride, by the author of 'The fairy bower'.

Harriet Mozley - 1842 - 342 pages
... 42. LOUISA, OR THE BRIDE. / ;. LOUISA, OR THE BRIDE. BY THE AUTHOR OF THE 'FAIRY BOWER' She was born to discover the falsehood of her own opinions, and to counteiact, by her conduct, her most favourite maxims. Miss Austen. LONDON: JAMES BURNS, PORTMAN STREET;...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 295

1917
...enough for that; she was audacious enough to risk an anti-climax in order to secure verisimilitude. Marianne Dashwood was born to an extraordinary fate....opinions, and to counteract by her conduct her most favorite maxims. She was born to overcome an affection formed so late in life as at seventeen, and...
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Sense & Sensibility

Jane Austen - 1882 - 322 pages
...attachment to herself, which at last, though long after it was observable to every body else — burst on her — what could she do ? Marianne Dashwood was born to an extraordinary fate. She was bom to discover the falsehood of her own opinions, and to counteract, by her conduct, her most favourite...
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Chapters from Jane Austen

J. Austen - 1888 - 366 pages
...attachment to herself, which at last — though long after it was observable to everybody else — burst 011 her, what could she do? Marianne Dashwood was born...opinions, and to counteract, by her conduct, her most favorite maxims. She was born to overcome an affection formed so late in life as at seventeen, and...
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Chapters from Jane Austen

Jane Austen - 1888 - 412 pages
...after it was observable to everybody else — burst oil her, what could she do? Marianne Dash wood was born to an extraordinary fate. She was born to...opinions, and to counteract, by her conduct, her most favorite maxims. She was born to overcome an affection formed so late in life as at seventeen, and...
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Sense and Sensibility

Jane Austen - England - 1892 - 298 pages
...attachment to herself, which at last, though long after it was observable to everybody else, burst on her, — what could she do? Marianne Dashwood was...opinions, and to counteract by her conduct her most favorite maxims. She was born to overcome an affection formed so late in life as at seventeen, and...
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Sense and Sensibility

Jane Austen - 1892 - 548 pages
...it was observable to everybody else, burst on her, — what could she do? Marianne Dashwood was horn to an extraordinary fate. She was born to discover...opinions, and to counteract by her conduct her most favorite maxims. She was born to overcome an affection formed so late in life as at seventeen, and...
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Sense and Sensibility, Volume 2

Jane Austen - 1899 - 314 pages
...attachment to herself, which at last, though long after it was observable to everybody else, burst on her, — what could she do? Marianne Dashwood was...opinions, and to counteract by her conduct her most favorite maxims. She was born to overcome an affection formed so late in life as at seventeen, and...
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Charlotte Brontė, George Eliot, Jane Austen: Studies in Their Works

Henry Houston Bonnell - English fiction - 1902 - 475 pages
...people. And the conclusion is that — Marianne Dashwood was born to an extraordinary fate. She was bora to discover the falsehood of her own opinions, and to counteract by her conduct her most favorite maxims. She was born to overcome an affection formed so late in life as at seventeen and,...
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The Novels and Letters of Jane Austen, Volume 2

Jane Austen - Novelists, English - 1906 - 352 pages
...attachment to herself, which at last, though long after it was observable to everybody else, burst on her — what could she do? Marianne Dashwood was...by her conduct, her most favourite maxims. She was borne to overcome an affection formed so late in life as at seventeen, and with no sentiment superior...
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