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

Friday, April 29, 2011

heroines pt 4, or, Austen Quote of the Day

Her passion for ancient edifices was next in degree to her passion for Henry Tilney.

—Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey

1 comment:

  1. AHAHAHAHAHAH!!!!! I too have a passion for ancient edifices, though my feelings toward dear Mr Tilney could by no means be called passion.