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Written by Barb JA
(9/19/2009 10:29 a.m.)
"What magnificent orders would travel from this family to London," said Edward, "in such an event! What a happy day for booksellers, music-sellers, and print-shops! ... she would buy up every copy, I believe, to prevent their falling into unworthy hands; and she would have every book that tells her how to admire an old twisted tree. Should not you, Marianne? Forgive me, if I am very saucy. But I was willing to shew you that I had not forgot our old disputes."
This is fun, because it shows how well suited Elinor and Edward are for each other. We've already seen Elinor's sense of humor. You can just picture them having a laugh at Norland as they get to know one another.
I can't resist putting in this quote from the same conversation when Edward teases Marianne about her only one love maxim, she replies...
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