Posted by Bob on December 29, 1997 at 19:31:16:
In response to sense vs sensibility, written by astrid on December 29, 1997 at 02:37:21
] ] Does that mean that one is intrinsically *better* than the other?
] Perhaps the book is suggesting that one needs a balance.
I think that JA has a prejudice towards the SENSE side, although I agree that she would hate a world with no regard for SENSIBILITY. All of her liitle ironic asides point out the benefits of SENSE, such as this on the occasion of the (aborted) Delaford picnic:
"They were all in high spirits and good humour, eager to be happy, and determined to submit to the greatest inconveniences and hardships rather than be otherwise."
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