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What a pity it is, Elinor," said Marianne, "that Edward should have no taste for drawing.
Marianne was afraid of offending, and said no more on the subject; but the kind of approbation which Elinor described as excited in him by the drawings of other people, was very far from that rapturous delight, which, in her opinion, could alone be called taste.
I hope, Marianne," continued Elinor, "you do not consider him as deficient in general taste.
Do not be offended, Elinor, if my praise of him is not in every thing equal to your sense of his merits.
I am sure," replied Elinor, with a smile, "that his dearest friends could not be dissatisfied with such commendation as that.
Of his sense and his goodness," continued Elinor, "no one can, I think, be in doubt, who has seen him often enough to engage him in unreserved conversation.
I shall very soon think him handsome, Elinor, if I do not now.
With such a knowledge as this, it was impossible for Elinor to feel easy on the subject.
She gave her an answer which marked her contempt, and instantly left the room, resolving that, whatever might be the inconvenience or expense of so sudden a removal, her beloved Elinor should not be exposed another week to such insinuations.
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