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?
Did You Know?
During the first visit at the Harville's in Lyme Mrs. Harville addresses a comment to "Miss Musgrove" but Louisa responds. "Miss Musgrove" would be the eldest daughter of the family with all younger sisters addressed using their christian name, e.g. "Miss Louisa". You can see that Mel Martin (the senior Miss Musgrove) was about to respond but Zhivila Roche (Miss Louisa Musgrove) incorrectly butts in. See more
Version of Persuasion
A Downland Suite: III - Minuet: Allegretto grazioso
By John Ireland
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