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Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Jane Austen Quotes

Jane Austen always has some great quotes in her novels, these are from Northanger Abbey:


"All have been, or at least all have believed themselves to be, in danger from the pursuit of someone whom they wished to avoid; and all have been anxious for the attentions of someone whom they wished to please."


"The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid."

2 comments:

EmmaJ said...

That last one was our favorite from this novel too.

wendys said...

love them.

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