Quotations From JANE AUSTEN

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  • Anything is to be preferred or endured rather than marrying
    without affection.
    Jane Austen (1775-1817), British novelist. Letter, November 18, 1814, to her niece, Fanny Knight. Jane Austen's Letters, Oxford University Press (1952).
  • Young ladies are delicate plants. They should take care of their health and their com plexion.
    Jane Austen (1775-1817), British novelist. Mr. Woodhouse in Emma, ch. 34 (1816).
  • The truth is, that in London it is always a sickly season. Nobody is healthy in London, nobody can be.
    Jane Austen (1775-1817), British novelist. Mr. Woodhouse, in Emma, ch. 12 (1816).

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