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Jane Austen
(1775-1817) born on
Dec 16
English novelist. She was known as the "masterful miniaturist"; wrote "Pride and Prejudice," 1813; "Sense and Sensibility," 1811.
         
   
F
I think I may boast myself to be, with all possible vanity, the most unlearned and uninformed female who ever dared to be an authoress.

R
To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.
A
Where an opinion is general, it is usually correct.
N
Everything nourishes what is strong already.
K
I do not want people to be very agreeable, it saves me the trouble of liking them a great deal.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: To a hostile crowd that mistook her for the Catholic Duchess of Portland.
R: Fanny Price, in "Mansfield Park," ch. 9, 1814.
A: Mary Crawford, in "Mansfield Park," ch. 11, 1814.
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
   


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