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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
Every man is surrounded by a neighborhood of voluntary spies.

R
A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.
A
An egg boiled very soft is not unwholesome.
N
An engaged woman is always more agreeable than a disengaged. She is satisfied with herself. Her cares are over, and she feels that she may exert all her powers of pleasing without suspicion. All is safe with a lady engaged; no harm can be done.
K
For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbours, and laugh at them in our turn?
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
R: Pride and Prejudice," Ch. 6
A: (Mr Woodhouse) Emma, Ch. 3
N: Henry Crawford, in Mansfield Park, ch. 5 (1814).
K: Mr. Bennet, in Pride and Prejudice, ch. 57 (1813).
   


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