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Quotation by Jane Austen
Mrs. Powlett was at once expensively nakedly dress'd; we have
had the satisfaction of estimating her Lace & her Muslin; & she
said too little to afford us much other amusement.
Jane Austen (1775–1817), British novelist. Letter, January 8, 1801, to her sister, Cassandra. Jane Austen's Letters, Oxford University Press (1952).
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