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"Persuasion" by Jane Austen

Having now re-read all six of Austen’s full-length novels, each of the last three – which I take to be her masterpieces – take us by surprise given what had preceded them. 3,363 more words


Vicars in Austen: Ridiculous or Virtuous Men?

David Russell Mosley

Ordinary Time
6 October 2015
The Edge of Elfland
Hudson, New Hampshire

Dear Friends and Family,

I’ve just finished, last night, the second of Jane Austen’s six novels in my annual re-read of them (if you can’t tell, I re-read a lot of books each year). 522 more words

Literature And Poetry

Silly Sunday: Some Silly Austen!

Almost there with the completely alliterative title! Sooooo close!

Anyway, today is the final post of my unofficial Pride and Prejudice week, which I decided to do because I wanted to be happy instead of angry and disappointed in the political situation here in the US of A. 210 more words

Boozy Books: Pride and Prejudice

Greetings and salutations! Welcome to part deux of the Unofficial Pride and Prejudice Celebration. If you remember, I got really angry because of certain political nonsense and so I turned to Jane Austen for some comfort. 1,514 more words

Lazy Day

Currently all I want to do is sit, knit, and watch TV.  However, my house is in sad shape and I have nothing planned for dinner.   232 more words

Yarn Along

Monday Muse: On Mr. Darcy

Hello all and welcome to this week’s edition of the Monday Muse. It is I, C, which, as we have been taught, is for cookie. I would like a cookie. 2,459 more words