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Anne Elliot in Persuasion (1818)
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sickness and health
What instances must pass before them of ardent, disinterested, self-denying attachment, of heroism, fortitude, patience, resignation—of all the conflicts and the sacrifices that enno ble us most. A sick room may often furnish the worth of volumes.
Jane Austen (1775–1817), British novelist. Mrs. Smith in Persuasion, ch. 17 (1818).
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