Elinor Dashwood is in love with Edward Ferrars, a gentleman who
I understand. You do not suppose that I have ever felt much. For four months, Marianne, I have known of Edward’s engagement.
My current composure is the product of my constant and painful exertion to maintain control over myself. I have done my duty. But believe me -- I have been VERY unhappy.
For full extended monologue, please refer to clips or the script edition cited here: Hamill, Kate. Sense and Sensibility. Dramatists Play Service, New York, NY. 2016. p. 66.
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