Quotation by Jane Austen

My idea of good company ... is the company of clever, well-informed people who have a great deal of conversation; that is what I call good company.
Jane Austen (1775–1817), British novelist. Anne, in Persuasion, ch. 16 (1818).

Mr. Elliot replies, "that is not good company; that is the best."
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