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I like a fine prospect, but not on picturesque principles. I do not like crooked, twisted, blasted trees. I admire them much more if they are tall, straight, and flourishing. I do not like ruined, tattered cottages. . . .
Marianne looked with amazement at Edward, with compassion at her sister. Elinor only laughed.
This occasion of Marianne's "amazement" at Edward's lack of taste for the "picturesque" is Edward's first visit to Barton Cottage. What else of importance happened on this same day?