16 December 1775 – 18 July 1817
This Little Bag
Happy The Lab'Rer
Oh! Mr Best You'Re Very Bad
An artist cannot do anything slovenly.
Jane Austen (1775-1817), British novelist. Letter, November 17, 1798, to her sister, Cassandra. Jane Austen's Letters, Oxford University Press (1952).
Business, you know, may bring money, but friendship hardly ever does.
Jane Austen (1775-1817), British novelist. John Knightley, in Emma, ch. 34 (1816).
It is not time or opportunity that is to determine intimacy;Mit 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.
Jane Austen (1775-1817), British novelist. Marianne Dashwood in Sense and Sensibility, ch. 12 (1811).
Mohammed Asim Nehal
12 Feb 2019 12:08
Some very good poems and quotes, Good to see poems by such wonderful poets of the past.
24 Oct 2018 06:14
he write about a lost love
Nadia umber Lodhi
15 Oct 2018 11:28
Good poetess rip Jane Austen