Eleanor

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Translations
Eleonora
Eleonora
Eleonore
Eleonoora
Éléonore
Eleonora
Eleonora

Eleanor

[ˈelɪnəʳ] NLeonor
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
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"What a pity it is, Elinor," said Marianne, "that Edward should have no taste for drawing."
"No taste for drawing!" replied Elinor, "why should you think so?
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.
Elinor started at this declaration, and was sorry for the warmth she had been betrayed into, in speaking of him.
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.
Elinor had always thought it would be more prudent for them to settle at some distance from Norland, than immediately amongst their present acquaintance.
Elinor Barker has defended the rival who caused a horror crash that resulted in Wales' Olympic and world cycling champion being taken to hospital by ambulance in a neck brace.