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Are Women more faithful than Men?
A touchy subject, especially when your lover is listening in.

“Oh!” cried Anne eagerly, “I hope I do justice to all that is felt by you, and by those who resemble you. God forbid that I should undervalue the warm and faithful feelings of any of my fellow-creatures! I should deserve utter contempt if I dared to suppose that true attachment and constancy were known only by woman.

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Grammar and Composition

Distinguish using sentences: Who. Which. That.

Use as a noun and also as a verb: Need. Mean. Cry.

Use together in one sentence: Own. Dare. Enviable.

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One False Step
Music: William Crotch
Louisa Musgrove thought she had hit on a sure method of winning Captain Wentworth’s affections.

THERE was too much wind to make the high part of the new Cobb pleasant for the ladies, and they agreed to get down the steps to the lower, and all were contented to pass quietly and carefully down the steep flight, excepting Louisa; she must be jumped down them by Captain Wentworth.

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Grammar and Composition

Distinguish using sentences: Silent. Quiet.

Use as a noun and also as a verb: Run. Pass. Talk.

Use together in one sentence: Hardn. Precipitate. Less.

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Education of the Heart
Music: Johann Christian Bach
For Jane Austen, the best education a father can give to his child is to befriend her.

TOO late he became aware how unfavourable to the character of any young people must be the totally opposite treatment which Maria and Julia had been always experiencing at home, where the excessive indulgence and flattery of their aunt had been continually contrasted with his own severity.

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Grammar and Composition

Distinguish using sentences: Taut. Taught.

Use as a noun and also as a verb: Care. Sense. Experience.

Use together in one sentence: Manners. Treatment. Theoretically.

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Sense and Sensitivity
Music: John Field
Jane Austen wrote as a Christian, but all the better for doing so unobtrusively.

MISS Austin has the merit (in our judgment most essential) of being evidently a Christian writer: a merit which is much enhanced, both on the score of good taste, and of practical utility, by her religion being not at all obtrusive.

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Grammar and Composition

Distinguish using sentences: Too. Also. Extra.

Use as a noun and also as a verb: Book. Taste. Call.

Use together in one sentence: Medicine. Undergo. Palpable.

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Well Out Of It
Music: Muzio Clementi
Anne Elliot is mortified to hear Frederick Wentworth’s opinion of her, but manages to find comfort in his words.

“CAPTAIN Wentworth is not very gallant by you, Anne, though he was so attentive to me. Henrietta asked him what he thought of you, when they went away, and he said, ‘You were so altered he should not have known you again.’”

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Grammar and Composition

Distinguish using sentences: Though. Through.

Use as a noun and also as a verb: Respect. Know. Make.

Use together in one sentence: Inflict. Which. Common.

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Swept off her Feet
Music: Muzio Clementi
Marianne Dashwood sprains an ankle, but help is at hand.

A GENTLEMAN carrying a gun, with two pointers playing round him, was passing up the hill and within a few yards of Marianne, when her accident happened. He put down his gun and ran to her assistance. She had raised herself from the ground, but her foot had been twisted in her fall, and she was scarcely able to stand. The gentleman offered his services; and passing through the garden, the gate of which had been left open by Margaret, he bore her directly into the house.

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Grammar and Composition

Distinguish using sentences: Raise. Rise. Arise.

Use as a noun and also as a verb: Play. Leave. Run.

Use together in one sentence: Evident. Action. Twist.

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