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Day 326 - A book quote a day. Jane Austen: A woman, especially if she has the misfortune...

A woman, especially if she has the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can.

Jane Austen from Northanger Abbey

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Introducing: Austen Adventures

A couple of weeks ago, in the midst of my re-read of the Harry Potter series, I tossed an idea to a close friend of mine, … 321 more words


How I came round to liking the novels of Jane Austen

For my posts on individual novels of Austen, see here.

Not that long ago, I used to find myself frankly puzzled by the high regard, indeed, by the reverence, in which Jane Austen was held. 1,634 more words


Your Sunday Austen Meditation

Today’s lesson is for all those with candy and costume hangovers. Spooky is fun, but then the next day comes, and we’re back to real life! 1,070 more words

Sunday Austen Meditation

“Where the heart is really attached, I know very well how little one can be pleased with the attention of anybody else. Everything is so insipid, so uninteresting, that does not relate to the beloved object!

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Audiobooks-A Way to Utilize the Time You Think Is Being Wasted

So being an English major, I was never one for audiobooks. I always thought they were “cheater” and I couldn’t see the print on the page, only hear it, which didn’t allow the information to stay as well in my brain. 569 more words