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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
From this day you must be a stranger to one of your parents. - Your mother will never see you again if you do not marry Mr Collins, and I will never see you again if you do.

R
A man . . . must have a very good opinion of himself when he asks people to leave their own fireside, and encounter such a day as this, for the sake of coming to see him. He must think himself a most agreeable fellow.
A
Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance.
N
From politics, it was an easy step to silence.
K
Human nature is so well disposed towards those who are in interesting situations, that a young person, who either marries or dies, is sure of being kindly spoken of.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: (Mr Bennet) Pride and Prejudice, Ch. 20
R: Emma," Ch. 13
A: Pride & Prejudice/ 1813
N: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
K: Emma, ch. 22 (1816).
   


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