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Quotation by Jane Austen
I begin already to weigh my words and sentences more than I did, and am looking about for a sentiment, an illustration or a metaphor in every corner of the room. Could my Ideas flow as fast as the rain in the Store closet it would be charming.
Jane Austen (1775–1817), British novelist. Letter, January 24, 1809, to her sister, Cassandra. Jane Austen's Letters, Oxford University Press (1952).
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