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“Words were insufficient for the elevation of his feelings; and he was obliged to walk about the room, while Elizabeth tried to unite civility and truth in a few short sentences” (Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice, Volume II, Chapter XV, p. 165).

Pride and Prejudice


Jane Austen

1775 CE – 1817 CE

Jane Austen, author of Pride and Prejudice, was born in the winter of 1775 in the Hampshire County of southern England.


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