Bookish Matters

The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.

—Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey

Saturday, April 30, 2011

Austen Quote of the Day

Our heroine: "What beautiful hyacinths!—I have just learnt to love a hyacinth."

Mr Tilney: "I am pleased that you have learnt to love a hyacinth. The mere habit of learning to love is the thing."

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