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Sense and Sensibility
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  • Her manners were attaching, and soon banished his reserve.
  • I was banished to the house of a relation far distant, and she was allowed no liberty, no society, no amusement, till my father’s point was gained.
  • Should the result of her observations be unfavourable, she was determined at all events to open the eyes of her sister; should it be otherwise, her exertions would be of a different nature—she must then learn to avoid every selfish comparison, and banish every regret which might lessen her satisfaction in the happiness of Marianne.
  • …that Fanny was yet uninformed of her sister’s being there, quitted the room in quest of her; and Elinor was left to improve her acquaintance with Robert, who, by the gay unconcern, the happy self-complacency of his manner while enjoying so unfair a division of his mother’s love and liberality, to the prejudice of his banished brother, earned only by his own dissipated course of life, and that brother’s integrity, was confirming her most unfavourable opinion of his head and heart.

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  • He was banished from his own country.
  • I tried to banish the thought from my mind.

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