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Crinoline_Laphroaig
Mansfield Park | Jane Austen
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Rethinking my stance on Mansfield Park being my least favorite Jane Austen. According to Goodreads last reading was 2013. 1st probably sometime around 1990??? 3rd read through older eyes I have more sympathy for Fanny. To quote @DebinHawaii - Edmund is thinking with his 'Little Ed'. I don't find him near as annoying as Marianne in Sense & Sensibility.
#musingsonmansfield
#senseandsensibilityreadalong
#pemberlittens #chapteraday
@sprainedbrain

Crinoline_Laphroaig And I keep thinking of this quote from What Would Austen Do? "Fanny was actually a lot tougher than she seems at first. She actually had more backbone than anyone in the book. She didn‘t let herself get talked into that stupid play; she stuck to her guns, and she wasn‘t a phony."
2y
Crinoline_Laphroaig Still have over half the #chapteraday Readalong to go. Will see who ends up on the bottom of the list:
Sense & Sensibility or Mansfield Park. 📖
2y
Lcsmcat I was going to post something similar today, but I‘ll just tag on to your post. 😀 As a young reader, I put Mansfield Park as my least favorite Austen and thought Fanny was insipid. Reading it with older (much older!) eyes, I have a lot more respect for her. My opinion of Edmund is more that he‘s immature than inherently inconstant. All in all I appreciate this one more in my 50s than I did in my teens! 2y
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sprainedbrain I love that you‘re rethinking it! I gave it 4 stars the first time I read it, and I‘m struggling a little... I keep telling myself something must get better towards the end for me to have given it that many! 🤣 2y
SamAnne Yeah, still my least favorite but still like it. It‘s still Austen after all! 2y
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Crinoline_Laphroaig
Sense and Sensibility | Jane Austen
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"The deception could not continue after this;"
This is how I like Miscommunication as a plot device. Resolved in 1 Chapter rather than taking almost 45 hours. ??
#imho #janeaday
#senseandsensibilityreadalong
#pemberlittens @sprainedbrain

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Crinoline_Laphroaig
Sense and Sensibilty | Jane Austen
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Moral of Chapter 31 - Never let your young women go to Bath!
#senseandsensibilityreadalong
#janeaday #pemberlittens

@sprainedbrain

DebinHawaii Hah! Yes! I feel the same & posted about it. Never let them go to Bath! 🤣🤣🤣 3y
Lcsmcat So many bad things happen in Bath! 3y
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Crinoline_Laphroaig
Sense & Sensibility | Jane Austen
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Good God Marianne! Get a grip and kick this loser to the curb. 🤦🏻‍♀️
#senseandsensibilityreadalong
#janeaday #pemberlittens
@sprainedbrain

Crinoline_Laphroaig I seriously thought I posted this earlier. Apparently I forgot to hit post. 3y
kspenmoll She reminds me if a lovesick preteen. 3y
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sprainedbrain So. Much. Sensibility. 😂 3y
Crinoline_Laphroaig @sprainedbrain she wears me out. Especially since I listened to this Chapter. 3y
sprainedbrain @Crinoline_Laphroaig ooooh, I bet that was extra whiny. 3y
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Crinoline_Laphroaig
Sense and Sensibilty | Jane Austen
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Over 4 inches of rain in 3 days and it's still pouring buckets. Time to fire up Audible and work on indoor projects. Now if only I could decide where to start. Project List is neverending. Time for another cup of tea and contemplation. 🤷🏻‍♀️⛈ 📘🎧🏚
#rainydaysaremeantforreading
#senseandsensibilityreadalong
#janeaday #pemberlittens

@sprainedbrain

julesG We don't have rain. We could do with some though. Still, I can't decide which task to tackle first. 3y
Crinoline_Laphroaig @julesG At the start of Spring when everything started being canceled and staying home became the norm, I thought I'll get so much done. 2mos later 😆 3y
julesG Same! 😂😂😂 10 weeks here since lockdown started. My son went to school today for the first time since mid-March. 3y
Crinoline_Laphroaig @julesG My Husband has been working at home. He's back to work. I haven't had a rainy day to myself in what seems like forever. 3y
sprainedbrain Perfect quote for my weather, too! 3y
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Crinoline_Laphroaig
Sense and Sensibility | Jane Austen
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JaclynW How do you like the audio? 3y
Loreen 😂 3y
Crinoline_Laphroaig @JaclynW it's beautiful! 3y
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sprainedbrain Of course Elinor did! 😂 3y
JaclynW @Crinoline_Laphroaig I have both audio and physical books. I'm way behind and haven't started and NEED to! 3y
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Crinoline_Laphroaig
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Received a Proven Winners Gardening Guide with an order. Pink Lilac called Scent and Sensibility? I must have one for my garden! 💕💗
#inthegardenwithjane
#senseandsensibilityreadalong
#chapteraday #24 #lucysteeleisevil
#pemberlittens @sprainedbrain

sprainedbrain 👀 I may need one, too! I love lilac. 💜 also, giggling at #lucysteeleisevil 😂 3y
Crinoline_Laphroaig @sprainedbrain started to go with #lucysteeleisaB**ch but decided to clean up my language. 😉 3y
Desha 💖💖💖 3y
Andrea313 Uhhh...brb going to find one of those right away! 💗 3y
BookishMe That shade of Pink! 😍😍 3y
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Crinoline_Laphroaig
Sense and Sensibility | Jane Austen
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Weed pulling and catching up on #senseandsensibilityreadalong
#chapteraday #pemberlittens
#happyhour @sprainedbrain 👩‍🌾 🎧 📘

JenReadsAlot Love summer shandy! 3y
Crinoline_Laphroaig @JenReadsAlot I picked up my favorite summer beers while out and about this week. 🍺 3y
Crinoline_Laphroaig @JenReadsAlot also tried Shiner Sea Salt and Lime. It's good! 3y
JenReadsAlot I'll have to check that out! 3y
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Crinoline_Laphroaig
Sense and Sensibility | Jane Austen
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“The rent of this cottage is said to be low; but we have it on very hard terms, if we are to dine at the park whenever any one is staying either with them, or with us.” - Marianne

With warmer weather my front porch reading nook is back. 😊

#senseandsensibilityreadalong
#quotsy #readingnook
#janeaday @sprainedbrain

Andrea313 Lovely! ❤ 📚 🌱 🌿 3y
Crinoline_Laphroaig @Andrea313 Thank you! I was determined to get it sorted for this weekend. 3y
britt_brooke Looks perfect! 3y
sprainedbrain ❤️❤️❤️ 3y
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Crinoline_Laphroaig
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Andrea313 Willoughby a Gryffindor?! This author has no respect for my poor nerves! 3y
sprainedbrain @Andrea313 🤣🤣🤣 3y
Crinoline_Laphroaig @Andrea313 definitely Slytherin! 3y
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Linsy @Andrea313 😄 No, but seriously, a Slytherin! Cares most about the end game -- not Gryffindor material. Courage is what he's lacking! 3y
Andrea313 @Linsy Absolutely! Falls for a girl but chooses to follow the money instead? No bravery there! 3y
Linsy @Andrea313 Exactly!! And even before that, ditches another girl (pregnant with his child) and sites the coming to light of that as ruining his life. Maybe his behavior was the problem!! He just looks out for number one. (edited) 3y
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