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Quotation by Jane Austen
Single Women have a dreadful propensity for being poor—which
is one very strong argument in favor of Matrimony.
Jane Austen (1775–1817), British novelist. Letter, March 13, 1817, to her niece, Fanny Knight. Jane Austen's Letters, Oxford University Press (1952).
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