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Quotation by Jane Austen
She found his manners very pleasing indeed.—The little flaw of
having a Mistress now living with him at Ashdown Park, seems to
be the only unpleasing circumstance about him.
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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