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  1. Dec 2018
    1. They have wretched health, as you have heard us say frequently, and are subject to a variety of very serious disorders. Indeed, I do not believe they know what a day's health is.

      There seems to be a focus on illness in this novel, which reflects Jane's Austen own health at the time she wrote Sanditon. 5 days after Austen finished chapter 12, she wrote a letter in which she explained that she was very ill and reflected that “Sickness is a dangerous Indulgence at my time of Life”