Jane Austen

Jane Austen

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English author of such classic novels as Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, and Emma. Her widely read books became popular not only for their air of English countryside romance, but also for their social critique, irony, and realism.
  • When was
    Jane Austen born?

    Jane Austen was born on Saturday, December 16, 1775

  • Where was
    Jane Austen born?

    Jane Austen was born in Steventon, England

  • How old is
    Jane Austen?

    Jane Austen is 245


Best Quotes

  • Young ladies are delicate plants. They should take care of their health and their com plexion.
  • Without thinking highly either of men or of matrimony, marriage had always been her object; it was the only honourable provision for well-educ...
  • When any two young people take it into their heads to marry, they are pretty sure by perseverance to carry their point, be they ever so poor, ...
  • 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...
  • To look almost pretty, is an acquisition of higher delight to a girl who has been looking plain the first fifteen years of her life, than a be...
  • There are certainly not so many men of large fortune in the world, as there are pretty women to deserve them.
  • There are such beings in the World perhaps, one in a Thousand, as the Creature You and I should think perfection, Where Grace &...
  • Single Women have a dreadful propensity for being poor—which is one very strong argument in favor of Matrimony.
  • Shakespeare one gets acquainted with without knowing how. It is part of a British man's constitution. His thoughts and beauties are so spread ...
  • Nothing is to be compared to the misery of being bound without Love, bound to one, & preferring another. That is a...
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