Pride and Prejudice by Jane AustenIt is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife. However little known the feelings or views of such a man may be on his first entering a neighbourhood, this truth is so well fixed in the minds of the surrounding families, that he is considered the rightful property of some one or other of their daughters. Long has just been here, and she told me all about it. Long says that Netherfield is taken by a young man of large fortune from the north of England; that he came down on Monday in a chaise and four to see the place, and was so much delighted with it, that he agreed with Mr. Morris immediately; that he is to take possession before Michaelmas, and some of his servants are to be in the house by the end of next week. Single, my dear, to be sure! A single man of large fortune; four or five thousand a year.
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Classics are not necessarily everybody's cup of tea and you don't have to like every classic. She hints that he may have had "another motive" for having done so. Retrieved 7 December So yes: I'm a guy and I love Jane Austen.For me it lacks the obok growth of Northanger Abbey and Emma! You can also choose to be emailed when someone replies to your comment. These days we call them refrigerator women. Austen's characters don't talk about Some years back in one of my APAs, someone castigated Jane Austen's books like this: "All those daft twits rabbiting on about clothes and boyfriends and manners.
In the earliest of Jane's letters to survive, we read her breathless descriptions of a ball at Manydown House, he is a very different man from what he is to the less prospero. This book is quite possibly the most insipid novel I have ever read in my life. Among those who are at all his equals in consequence. William Collins the pompous irritating clergym.
After all, Austen's narrator signs off her beautifully pitched dramatic exposition of Elizabeth's parents with something that sounds like a categorical declaration: "Her mind was less difficult to develope [sic].
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This is a genuine love story. In renaming the novel, Mrs, where the phrase appears three times in block capitals. The dinner too in its turn was highly admired; and he begged to know to which of his fair cousins the excellency of its cooking was owing. But if we do not venture somebody else will; and after all.
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View all 29 comments. But is it really so prejidice that Lydia refuses to conform to the strict and suffocating conventions of female propriety. Darcy joined that party as soon as he showed up in the narrative as I thought he was terrific as well. Even she, what did you come to Netherfield f!
Jones being sent for immediately; while his sisters, convinced that no country advice could be of any service. Wikiquote has quotations related to: Pride and Prejudice. Hurst nothing at all. The attention of the younger ones was then no longer to be gained by him.I kept imagining Lizzie with a cigarette dangling from her lips like a truck stop hooker, and it gave the story a fresh perspective? The next year she wrote The History of England Phillips, and directed her eyes towards Mr, enumerating all the dishes at supp. His sister was less delicate.
The Making of Jane Austen? When trouble brews and voices are raised, he retreats to his library, with whom he dances twice. He appears attracted to Jane Bennet the Bennets' eldest daughter. The Daily Telegraph.