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" They reached town by three o'clock the third day, glad to be released, after such a journey, from the confinement of a carriage, and ready to enjoy all the luxury of a good fire. The house was handsome, and handsomely fitted up, and the young ladies were... "
Sense and Sensibility: a Novel - Page 134
by Jane Austen - 1833 - 331 pages
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Sense and Sensibility: A Novel

Jane Austen - 1882 - 348 pages
...inn, nor extort a confession of their preferring salmon to cod, or boiled fowls to veal cutlets. They reached town by three o'clock the third day, glad...seven years at a great school in town to some effect In a few moments Marianne did the same. ' / am writing home, Marianne,' said Elinor; ' had not you...
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The Novels of Jane Austen: Sense and sensibility

Jane Austen - 1892 - 222 pages
...inn, nor extort a confession of their preferring salmon to cod, or boiled fowls to veal cutlets. They reached town by three o'clock the third day, glad...that purpose. In a few moments Marianne did the same. " 7 am writing home, Marianne," said Elinor; " had not you better defer your letter for a day or two...
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Sense and Sensibility, Volume 1

Jane Austen - 1892
...apartment. It had formerly been Charlotte's; and over the mantelpiece still hung a landscape in colored silks of her performance, in proof of her having spent...that purpose. In a few moments Marianne did the same. "lam writing home, Marianne," said Elinor; "had not you better defer your letter for a day or two?"...
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Sense and Sensibility

Jane Austen - 1892 - 548 pages
...apartment. It had formerly been Charlotte's ; and over the mantelpiece still hung a landscape in colored silks of her performance, in proof of her having spent...that purpose. In a few moments Marianne did the same. tl I axa. writing home, Marianne," said Elinor; "had not you better defer your letter for a day or...
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Sense and Sensibility, Volume 1

Jane Austen - England - 1905 - 276 pages
...inn, nor extort a confession of their preferring salmon to cod, or boiled fowls to veal cutlets. They reached town by three o'clock the third day, glad...that purpose. In a few moments Marianne did the same. ' I am writing home, Marianne,' said Elinor ; ' had not you better defer your letter for a day or two...
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The Novels of Jane Austen, Volume 1

Jane Austen - 1906 - 308 pages
...inn, nor extort a confession of their preferring salmon to cod, or boiled fowls to veal cutlets. They reached town by three o'clock the third day, glad...that purpose. In a few moments Marianne did the same. "J am writing home, [216] Marianne," said Elinor; "had not you better defer your letter for a day or...
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Sense and Sensibility

Jane Austen - Domestic fiction - 1913 - 394 pages
...over the mantelpiece still hung a landscape in coloured silks of her performance, in proof of her 35 having spent seven years at a great school in town to some effect. home, Marianne," said Elinor; "had not you better defer your letter for a day or two?" "I am not going...
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Sense and Sensibility

Jane Austen - 1922 - 372 pages
...inn, nor extort a confession of their preferring salmon to cod, or boiled fowls to veal cutlets. They reached town by three o'clock the third day, glad...that purpose. In a few moments Marianne did the same. " I am writing home, Marianne," said Elinor; " had not you better defer your letter for a day or two...
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The Proper Lady and the Woman Writer: Ideology as Style in the Works of Mary ...

Mary Poovey - Literary Criticism - 1985 - 287 pages
...Palmer's history are both cursory and curt: her mantelpiece, the narrator informs us, is adorned with "a landscape in coloured silks of her performance,...seven years at a great school in town to some effect" (p. 160). Austen also more extensively explains the differences between the Ferrars brothers than between...
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Women Writing about Money: Women's Fiction in England, 1790-1820

Edward Copeland - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 312 pages
...Sensibility, the "landscape in coloured silks" that graces Charlotte Palmer's old bedroom is Austen's wry "proof of her having spent seven years at a great school in town to some effect" (pp. 16o).Jane West is less amused: Kitty Muggleton in The Infidel Father (1802) exchanges "her domestic...
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