Chapter 35 Summary

Edmund insists that Fanny walk with him around the grounds of Mansfield Park so that they can talk. He begins by telling her that he would never suggest that she marry for anything less than love. This lightens Fanny’s heart. She had been thinking Edmund was as disappointed in her as Sir Thomas is, but Edmund is not content to leave the subject of Henry alone. He talks of Henry’s merits and believes that in time Fanny will see them too. Fanny insists that no matter what Henry does, he will never win her heart.

At this, Edmund is a little saddened. He says she does not sound like the Fanny he once knew. She sounds irrational, whereas the Fanny he knows is open minded and clear thinking. Edmund says if he had been...

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