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Sense and Sensibility
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Sense and Sensibility
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  • But, in return, your sister must allow me to feel no more than I profess.
  • But unfortunately in bestowing these embraces, a pin in her ladyship’s head dress slightly scratching the child’s neck, produced from this pattern of gentleness such violent screams, as could hardly be outdone by any creature professedly noisy.
  • It was every day implied, but never professedly declared.
  • Their hours were therefore made over to Lady Middleton and the two Miss Steeles, by whom their company, in fact was as little valued, as it was professedly sought.
  • "You may certainly ask to be forgiven," said Elinor, "because you have offended;—and I should think you might NOW venture so far as to profess some concern for having ever formed the engagement which drew on you your mother’s anger."
  • —No;— not less when I knew you to be unhappy, than when I had believed you at ease, did I turn away from every exertion of duty or friendship; scarcely allowing sorrow to exist but with me, regretting only THAT heart which had deserted and wronged me, and leaving you, for or I professed an unbounded affection, to be miserable for my sake.
  • "I am convinced," said Edward, "that you really feel all the delight in a fine prospect which you profess to feel.

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  • She professed innocence but later admitted her guilt.
  • She professes not to be worried.

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