Sense and Sensibility Illustrated
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moreHenry Dashwood, his 2nd spouse, and their 3 daughters stay for decades with Henry's rich bachelor uncle at Norland Park, a big u . s . a . property in Sussex. That uncle decides, in past due life, to will the use and profits most effective of his belongings first to Henry, then to Henry's first son (through his first marriage) John Dashwood, in order that the belongings ought to byskip intact to John's four-yr-antique son Harry. The uncle dies, however Henry lives only a yr after that and he's not able in such brief time to store sufficient cash for his spouse Mrs Dashwood, and their daughters, Elinor, Marianne, and Margaret, who're left most effective a small profits. On his deathbed, Mr Henry Dashwood extracts a promise from his son John to attend to his half-sisters. But earlier than Henry is lengthy withinside the grave, John's grasping spouse, Fanny, persuades her husband to renege at the promise, attractive to his worries approximately diminishing his very own son Harry's inheritance, no matter the reality that John is already independently rich way to each his inheritance from his mother, and his spouse's dowry. Henry Dashwood's love for his 2nd own circle of relatives is likewise utilized by Fanny to arouse her husband's jealousy, and convince him now no longer to assist his sisters financially.
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