Eight years earlier, Anne Elliot, the daughter of a financially troubled aristocratic family, was persuaded to break off her engagement to Frederick Wentworth, a young seaman, who, though promising, had poor family connections. When her father rents out the family estate to Admiral Croft, Anne is thrown into company with Frederick, because his sister is Mrs. Croft. Frederick is now a rich and successful Captain, and a highly eligible bachelor. Whom will he marry? One of Anne's sister's husband's sisters? Or will he and Anne rekindle the old flame? Written by
John Oswalt <email@example.com>
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Poor Phoebe, she would not have forgotten him so soon. It was not in her nature.
It would not be in the nature of any woman who truly loved.
Do you claim that for your sex?
We do not forget you as soon as you forget us. We cannot help ourselves. We live at home, quiet, confined, and our feelings prey upon us. You always have business of some sort or other to take you back into the world.
I won't allow it to be any more man's nature than women's to be inconstant or to forget those they love or ...
Version of Persuasion
Sarabande in B (French Suite)
Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
(as J.S. Bach)
Performed by Jeremy Sams See more