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Plainly , this last kind of sensibility is always in danger of becoming morbid ; it
may become an end in itself , valued for itself , so that reality is sought only as a
stimulus to the exercise of sensibility . When Jane Austen wrote Sense and ...
Sensibility , which could find pleasure in the nicety and correctness of its feelings
in the presence of human suffering or moral problems , found that it could find
pleasure also in the wildness of nature , in the lawlessness of the exotic , and in ...
governess in a school in Germany , are remarkable in their freshness ; the day -
to - day flux of the very intelligent girl ' s moods and sensibility to the world
outside her and the people who dwell in it , is enchantingly caught . We
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The Eighteenth Century
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