Pride and Prejudice was published on this day in 1813:
Pride and Prejudice
“I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book!–When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.” –Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice
Jane Austen Quote
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Although it’s as basic as it sounds, this (free) Jane Austen Quote of the Day app is everything:
The Jane Austen Quote App on my phone.
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Here is our birthday girl as depicted by her sister, Cassandra:
Back-view watercolour of Jane Austen by Cassandra Austen, 1804
*Jane Austen was born on 16 December 1775.
I’d like to wish my husband a very happy fourth wedding anniversary!
Engagement Photo. November 2010.
“I cannot fix on the hour, or the spot, or the look or the words, which laid the foundation. It is too long ago. I was in the middle before I knew that I had begun.”-Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice
“Ah! There is nothing like staying at home, for real comfort.”-Jane Austen
Repose by John Singer Sargent, 1911
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Does your Jane Austen cookie cutter need a companion? If you said yes, then today is your lucky day.
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