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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Which brings me to the characters. She is honest to a fault, and is no victim. Get A Copy. View all 27 comments.Janet Street-Porter. View all comments. The master of the house heard with real sorrow that they were to go so soon, and repeatedly tried to persuade Miss Bennet that it would not be safe for her-that she was not enough recovered; preejudice Jane was firm where she felt herself to be right. She had always spoken to him as she would to any other gentleman; she made not the smallest objection to his joining in the society of the neighbourhood nor to his leaving the parish occasionally for a week or two, to visit his relations.
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