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Pride and Prejudice was published on this day in 1813:
“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
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Although it’s as basic as it sounds, this (free) Jane Austen Quote of the Day app is everything:
Here is our birthday girl as depicted by her sister, Cassandra:
*Jane Austen was born on 16 December 1775.
I’d like to wish my husband a very happy fourth wedding anniversary!
“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