A simple man

“‘I have no wish to be distinguished; and I have every reason to hope I never shall.  Thank Heaven!  I cannot be forced into genius and eloquence.”

Edward Ferrars on his mother’s hopes for his fame, however it might be accomplished
Sense & Sensibility, volume 1, chapter 17

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  1. Edward is too simple a man for me, but I like his character.