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Though he had detected with a critical eye more than one failure of perfect symmetry in her form, [...]; and in spite of his asserting that her manners were not those of the fashionable world, he was caught be their easy playfulness.

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“But if a woman is partial to a man, and does not endeavour to conceal it, he must find it out.”

Pride and Prejudice Penguin Classics, p.

but she considered with pleasure that it was not likely to be discovered by the world in general, [...], which would guard her from the suspicious of the impertinent.

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Memory's a Funny Thing

Recently, the ten most memorable moments of British TV were voted on, and Colin Firth coming out of the lake in Pride and Prejudice won most memorable. 261 more words


IDENTITY - Who Are We Anyway?

There are so many things that come to mind when I think of heritage and lineage. I’m a deep lover of all things that involve British accents and the 1800s to early 1900s. 773 more words


Jane Austin-Morris: No Nonsense 19th Century Relationship Counsellor

Dear Miss Austin-Morris

Pray allow me to introduce myself and to beg your counsel in a matter of the heart which I have found greatly troubling of late. 423 more words


"Vanity of Person": Looking our Best is... Complicated

“Vanity was the beginning and end of Sir Walter Elliot’s character; vanity of person and of situation.  He had been remarkably handsome in his youth; and, at fifty-four, was still a very fine man.   647 more words