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Jane Austen: Jane Austen (16 December 1775 – 18 July 1817) was an English novelist whose works of romantic fiction, set among the landed gentry, earned her a place as one of the most widely read writers in English literature. Her realism, biting irony and social commentary have gained her historical importance among scholars and critics.

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Quote Left It is not time or opportunity that is to determine intimacy;-- it is disposition alone. Seven years would be insufficient to make some people acquainted with each other, and seven days are more than enough for others. Quote Right
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Quote Left It is always incomprehensible to a man that a woman should ever refuse an offer of marriage. Quote Right
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Quote Left What did she say?—Just what she ought, of course. A lady always does.—She said enough to show there need not be despair—and to invite hi... Quote Right
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Quote Left Surprises are foolish things. The pleasure is not enhanced, and the inconvenience is often considerable. Quote Right
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Quote Left I do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them. Quote Right
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