Tags » Jane Austen

The Hamilton Book Tag

It’s clear to everyone here that I am obsessed with Hamilton, but I am also obsessed with books so it would be very foolish of me not to do the Hamilton book tag. 738 more words

Bachelorette #1: What is an Adaptation?

My Bachelor’s Paper is coming closer and closer and I am getting more and more stressed out about it. For those of you who have read… 1,125 more words


Imagination Austen Style

“A lady’s imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.”
-Jane Austen

Copyright Debbie Smyth, 1 May 2016


“What one means one day, you know, one may not mean the next. Circumstances change, opinions alter.”

(Isabella Thorpe, to Catherine Morland)

Northanger Abbey

“To come with a well-informed mind is to come with an inability of administering to the vanity of others, which a sensible person would always wish to avoid.

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Northanger Abbey

“Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.”

Northanger Abbey

“No young lady can be justified in falling in love before the gentleman’s love is declared, it must be very improper that a young lady should dream of a gentleman before the gentleman is first known to have dreamt of her.”

Northanger Abbey