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" She expected from other people the same opinions and feelings as her own, and she judged of their motives by the immediate effect of their actions on herself. "
Sense and Sensibility: a Novel - Page 170
by Jane Austen - 1833 - 331 pages
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Sense and Sensibility: A Novel

Jane Austen - English fiction - 1856 - 309 pages
...disposition, was neither reasonable nor candid. She expected from other people the same opinions and feelings as her own, and she judged of their motives by the...still lower in her estimation ; because, through her owu weakness, it chanced to prove a source of fresh pain to herself, though Mrs. Jennings was governed...
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Sense and Sensibility, Volume 2

Jane Austen - English fiction - 1892
...disposition, was neither reasonable nor candid. She expected from other people the same opinions and feelings as her own, and she judged of their motives by the...prove a source of fresh pain to herself, though Mrs. Jen-; nings was governed in it by an impulse of the utmost good-will. With a letter in her outstretched...
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Sense and Sensibility

Jane Austen - 1901 - 370 pages
...disposition, was neither reasonable nor candid. She expected from other people the same opinions and feelings as her own, and she judged of their motives by the...together in their own room after breakfast, which sank the heart of Mrs. Jennings still lower in her estimation ; because, through her own weakness,...
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Sense and Sensibility ; Emma ; and Persuasion

Jane Austen - England - 1903 - 1018 pages
...disposition, was neither reasonable nor candid. She expected from other people the same opinions and feelings as her own, and she judged of their motives by the...together in their own room after breakfast, which sank the heart of Mrs. Jennings still lower in her estimation ; because, through her own weakness,...
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Sense and Sensibility

Jane Austen - Domestic fiction - 1913 - 394 pages
...from other people the same opinions and feelings as her own, and she judged of their motives by the 10 immediate effect of their actions on herself. Thus...together in their own room after breakfast, which sank the heart of Mrs. Jennings still lower in her estimation ; because, through her own weakness,...
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The Wisdom of Jane Austen

Shawna Mullen - Self-Help - 2003 - 244 pages
...disposition, was neither reasonable nor candid. She expected from other people the same opinions and feelings as her own, and she judged of their motives by the immediate effect of their actions on herself. SS Vanity and pride "Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously....
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Searching for Jane Austen

Emily Auerbach - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 344 pages
...disposition, was neither reasonable nor candid. She expected from other people the same opinions and feelings as her own, and she judged of their motives by the immediate effect of their actions on herself" (201; my italics). Does Austen insert this perplexing passage to inform readers that most of us, Marianne...
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Dear Jane Austen: A Heroine's Guide to Life and Love

Patrice Hannon - Social Science - 2007 - 156 pages
...is "neither reasonable nor candid": "She expected from other people the same opinions and feelings as her own, and she judged of their motives by the immediate effects of their actions on herself." Since the lovers both decide about others on the strength of...
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