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Persuasion by Jane Austen
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Jun 09, 10

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Jane Austen
“My idea of good company...is the company of clever, well-informed people, who have a great deal of conversation; that is what I call good company.'
'You are mistaken,' said he gently, 'that is not good company, that is the best.”
Jane Austen, Persuasion

Jane Austen
“All the privilege I claim for my own sex (it is not a very enviable one: you need not covet it), is that of loving longest, when existence or when hope is gone!”
Jane Austen, Persuasion

Jane Austen
“I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures. None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives.”
Jane Austen, Persuasion

Jane Austen
“Anne hoped she had outlived the age of blushing; but the age of emotion she certainly had not.”
Jane Austen, Persuasion


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