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But people themselves alter so much, that there is something new to be observed in them forever.

Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy both change quite significantly as the novel progresses; but arguably they are the only characters in the novel that show any change in personality.

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there is meanness in all the arts which ladies sometimes condescend to employ for captivation.

Vol 1, Chap. 8

Mr. Darcy directs this to Miss Bingley; he knows that she is vying for his hand in marriage, not because of a great love but because of the benefits of having a wealthy aristocrat as a husband.

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A woman must have a thorough knowledge of music, singing, drawing, dancing and modern languages [...] air and manner of walking, the tone of her voice, her address and expressions…

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And speaking of Pride & Prejudice ...

Yesterday’s realization that the historical romance I read on the weekend was written by one of writers for The Lizzie Bennett Diaries had me thinking about my love of a certain classic novel that the YouTube series was based on, so I thought it would be fun to write a post about my love of one very famous novel. 490 more words

Love, and a bit with a dog

This is my 100th post! So I think it’s appropriate to use it for something that brings together many of my favourite things – theatre, Shakespeare, a nice love story, a little bit of sword fighting, a bit with a dog… and Mr Darcy. 960 more words

Happy Things

A Day with Austen

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single woman in possession of a love for Jane Austen must be in want of a festival dedicated to the author. 647 more words

Jane Austen Party

This weekend I hosted a Jane Austen party. Yes, you read that right.

A bunch of us ladies came together to watch Pride and Prejudice… 167 more words