Eight years ago, when he had nothing but his future to offer, Frederick Wentworth fell in love with Anne Elliot, the gentle daughter of a haughty, supercilious baronet. Sir Walter Elliot refused to countenance a marriage, and Anne's godmother, Lady Russell, strongly advised Anne against him.... read more
“I have come to the conclusion that truly, in your heart, you are a Romantic." ... At the word "Romantic," the Captain bristled...So, at the core of my being you think I am one of those wretched, dismal fellows who goes about badly dressed and long faced, spouting turgid poetry? Thank you so much." "No, no, not that sort of man, but one who believes there can be true and equal love between men and women.”Gilmore Craig to Captain Wentworth
“I think you will not settle for a sham marriage of convenience, or even companionship, because you know there is something far superior. I believe you have been deeply and completely in love.”Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
106 - "How much did might he remember of his previous visit." omit either did or might - author's decision. Following sentence employs "might" twice.
113 - Wentworth decided that any knucklehead thick enough (add "to") get himself disrated for fighting the very day a new captain took command deserved to be on the bottom of any pile.
244 - Anne Elliott says: "I am most happy to remain. I have been wishing to be allowed to do so. A bed on the floor of Louisa's room will be sufficient for her, if Mrs. Harville would but think so." Change "her" to "me"
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