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" Mrs. Ferrars to his choice, and re-established him completely in her favour. The whole of Lucy's behaviour in the affair, and the prosperity which crowned it, therefore, may be held forth as a most encouraging instance of what an earnest, an unceasing... "
Sense and Sensibility: a Novel - Page 325
by Jane Austen - 1833 - 331 pages
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Sense and Sensibility

Jane Austen - 1864 - 356 pages
...opening was given for their exercise, reconciled Mrs. Perrars to his choice, and re-established hurt completely in her favour. The whole of Lucy's behaviour...fortune, with no other sacrifice than that of time and eonscience. When Robert first sought her acquaintance, and privately visited her in Bartlett's Buildings,...
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Sense and Sensibility

Jane Austen - 1892 - 298 pages
...Ferrars to his choice, and reestablished him completely in her favor. The whole of Lucy's behavior in the affair, and the prosperity which crowned it,...other sacrifice than that of time and conscience. When Kobert first sought her acquaintance, and privately visited her in Bartlett's Buildings, it was only...
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Charlotte Brontė, George Eliot, Jane Austen: Studies in Their Works

Henry Houston Bonnell - English fiction - 1902 - 475 pages
...sentimentality, but with the equally insistent selfishness of Lucy Steele. The whole of Lucy's behavior in the affair, and the prosperity which crowned it,...other sacrifice than that of time and conscience. There are not many stronger pictures in fiction of a busy-bodied selfishness than the scenes in which...
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A Book of Daily Strength

Valentine David Davis - Devotional calendars - 1904 - 388 pages
...encouraging instance of what an earnest, an unceasing attention to self-interest, however its prospect may be apparently obstructed, will do in securing every advantage of fortune, with noother sacrifice than that of time and conscience.' It is the history of a lost soul ! How readily...
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The Novels of Jane Austen: Sense & sensibility, 2 v

Jane Austen - 1905
...nobody can tell what may happen — for, when people are much thrown together, and see little of anybody else — and it will always be in your power to set...advantage of fortune, with no other sacrifice than that of tune 'and conscience. When Robert first sought her acquaintance, and privately visited her in Bartlett's...
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Sense and Sensibility

Jane Austen - Domestic fiction - 1913 - 394 pages
...Lucy's behaviour in the affair, and the prosperity which crowned it, therefore, may be held forth 15 as a most encouraging instance of what an earnest,...time and conscience. When Robert first sought her ac20 quaintance, and privately visited her in Bartlett's Buildings, it was only with the view imputed...
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Jane Austen

Francis Warre Cornish - 1929 - 240 pages
...she have the misfortune of knowing any thing, should conceal it as well as she can. Northanger Abbey The whole of Lucy's behaviour in the affair, and the...other sacrifice than that of time and conscience. Sense and Sensibility It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a...
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Sense and Sensibility

Jane Austen - Fiction - 2006 - 352 pages
...affirmations. Much of the reader's delight comes from the tonal vitality and complexity of the prose. "The whole of Lucy's behaviour in the affair, and...other sacrifice than that of time and conscience." This sentence — and the novel contains many such sentences — conveys a complicated attitude. On...
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Forms of Life: Character and Moral Imagination in the Novel

Martin Price - Literary Criticism - 1983 - 373 pages
...but the censorship of decency. So of Lucy Steele, the author writes that her intrigue and its success "may be held forth as a most encouraging instance...other sacrifice than that of time and conscience" (61). It may, of course, be said that Jane Austen uses her comic celebration of ingenious villainy...
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Sensibility in Transformation: Creative Resistance to Sentiment ..., Volume 10

Syndy M. Conger - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 248 pages
...similar vocabulary of business and prosperity as the reward of labor: "The whole of Lucy's behavior in the affair, and the prosperity which crowned it,...other sacrifice than that of time and conscience" (Sense and Sensibility, 376).27 The point about this business or market or labor vocabulary is not...
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