Persuasion (Q333179)

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novel by Jane Austen
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Persuasion
novel by Jane Austen

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    Persuasion (English)
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    Sir Walter Elliot, of Kellynch-hall, in Somersetshire, was a man who, for his own amusement, never took up any book but the Baronetage; there he found occupation for an idle hour, and consolation in a distressed one; there his faculties were roused into admiration and respect, by contemplating the limited remnant of the earliest patents; (English)
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    She gloried in being a sailor’s wife, but she must pay the tax of quick alarm for belonging to that profession which is, if possible, more distinguished in its domestic virtues than in its national importance. (English)
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    Persuasion by Jane Austen
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