Jane Austen

Lady Susan

jjochocohas quoted7 months ago
She is clever and agreeable, has all that knowledge of the world which makes conversation easy, and talks very well,
jjochocohas quoted7 months ago
but I must own myself rather romantic in that respect, and that riches only will not satisfy me.
Vera Cansadadeserfelizhas quoted8 months ago
You know on what I ground my hope
Marissa Schwartzhas quoted4 years ago
by dismissing him at once after this reconciliation, or by marrying and teazing him for ever.
Marissa Schwartzhas quoted4 years ago
Humbled as he now is, I cannot forgive him such an instance of pride, and am doubtful whether I ought not to punish him
Marissa Schwartzhas quoted4 years ago
"Frederica never does justice to herself; her manners are shy and childish, and besides she is afraid of me. During her poor father's life she was a spoilt child; the severity which it has since been necessary for me to show has alienated her affection;
Marissa Schwartzhas quoted4 years ago
Much good may such love do him! I shall ever despise the man who can be gratified by the passion which he never wished to inspire, nor solicited the avowal of. I shall always detest them both. He can have no true regard for me, or he would not have listened to her;
Marissa Schwartzhas quoted4 years ago
Charles Vernon or his wife, and they had therefore no pretence for interference; though my impertinent sister, I believe, wanted only opportunity for doing so.
Marissa Schwartzhas quoted4 years ago
but I had positively forbidden Frederica complaining to
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