Both Uses of
Sense and Sensibility
- Then, there is a dove-cote, some delightful stew-ponds, and a very pretty canal; and every thing, in short, that one could wish for; and, moreover, it is close to the church, and only a quarter of a mile from the turnpike-road, so 'tis never dull, for if you only go and sit up in an old yew arbour behind the house, you may see all the carriages that pass along.†
- The good understanding between the Colonel and Miss Dashwood seemed rather to declare that the honours of the mulberry-tree, the canal, and the yew arbour, would all be made over to HER; and Mrs. Jennings had, for some time ceased to think at all of Mrs. Ferrars.†
Chpt 32 *
(arbor as in: shaded arbor) a framework that supports climbing plants; or a shady rest area made by such a framework or by trees and shrubseditor's notes: The framework of an arbor is generally thought of as a wood lattice made to support vines, but it can also be a natural framework such as trees.