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Sense and Sensibility

Sense and Sensibility

by Jane Austen

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Between Barton and Delaford, there was that constant communication which strong family affection would naturally dicate; and among the merits and the happiness of Elinor and Marianne, let it not be ranked as the least considerable, that though sisters, and living almost within sight of each other, they could live without disagreement between themselves, or producing coolness between their husbands.(50.20)

Finally, a new "home" is created – and all is settled and right in the universe. The world that the Dashwoods-Ferrars-Brandons have created for themselves has everything that home requires: family, friends, and true love.

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