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wanton
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Sense and Sensibility
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  • Do not think yourself excused by any weakness, any natural defect of understanding on her side, in the wanton cruelty so evident on yours.
  • That Lucy had certainly meant to deceive, to go off with a flourish of malice against him in her message by Thomas, was perfectly clear to Elinor; and Edward himself, now thoroughly enlightened on her character, had no scruple in believing her capable of the utmost meanness of wanton ill-nature.

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  • She is known for wanton behavior.
  • The ability to see beauty is the beginning of our moral sensibility. What we believe is beautiful we will not wantonly destroy.
    Reverend Sean Parker Dennison

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