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Half sick of shadows

Jane Austen Sense and Sensibility
Edited with an introduction by Tony Tanner
Penguin English Library 1980 (1811)

Because neither flattered herself nor her children could not believe them good-natured; and because they were fond of reading,¬†she fancied them satirical: perhaps without exactly knowing what it was to be satirical; but…

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When the Grapes Are Out of Reach: Stream-of-Consciousness Saturday

Common sense has never been my strong suit. When I was in high school, a friend gave me a lovely hardback copy of Aesop’s Fables… 1,096 more words