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  • Marianne Dashwood: "Do you compare your conduct with his?" "No. I compare it with what it ought to have been; I compare it with yours."
    Marianne Dashwood: Do you compare your conduct with his? No. I compare it with what it ought to have been; I compare it with yours.


  • Marianne Dashwood: Fanny wishes to know where the key to the silver cabinet is kept.
    Elinor Dashwood: Betsy has it I think. What does Fanny want with the silver?
    Marianne Dashwood: One can only presume she wants to count it! What are you doing?
    Marianne Dashwood: Presents for the servants. Have you seen Margaret by the way? I'm worried about her, she's taking to hiding in the oddest places.
    Marianne Dashwood: Fortunate girl. At least she can escape Fanny, which is more than any of us is able.
    Elinor Dashwood: You do your best. You've not said a word to her for a week.
    Marianne Dashwood: I have. I've said, "Yes" and "No".
    Marianne Dashwood: I have. I've said, 'Yes' and 'No'.


  • Marianne Dashwood: Willoughby !
    Marianne Dashwood: Willoughby!


  • Colonel Brandon: Give me an occupation, Ms. Dashwood, or I shall run mad
    Colonel Brandon: Give me an occupation, Miss Dashwood, or I shall run mad.


  • Elinor Dashwood: What do you know of my heart? What do you know of anything but your own suffering. For weeks, Marianne, I've had this pressing on me without being at liberty to speak of it to a single creature. It was forced on me by the very person whose prior claims ruined all my hope. I have endured her exultations again and again whilst knowing myself to be divided from Edward forever. Believe me, Marianne, had I not been bound to silence I could have provided proof enough of a broken heart, even for you.


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