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Austen Quote of the Day

“Human nature is so well disposed towards those who are in interesting situations, that a young person, who either marries or dies, is sure of being kindly spoken of.”  – Emma

I guess this is true.   The only thing someone has to do to recover her reputation is to either get married or die.  No one ever says anything bad about a bride or a corpse! I guess that means that a zombie bride is forgiven ALL her poor choices and missteps in life.   It’s something to think about….

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Austen Quote of the Day!

“The indignities of stupidity, and the disappointments of selfish passion, can excite little pity.”  – Mansfield Park

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