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11 Things Jane Austen Said That Make Us Love Her

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

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Emma, Jane Austen, book, Vintage Classics Series, painting, watercolour, design, book cover, illustration, lettering, type, colour scheme, pattern

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from The Huffington Post

9 Reasons Mr. Knightley Is WAY Better Than Mr. Darcy

Favorite Mr. Knightly line! Jane Austen, Emma, Mr. Knightly says, "Men of sense do not want silly wives."

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Emma ~ Jane Austen. I'll never forget the ones I love.

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from British Vogue

Marchesa Autumn/Winter 2008 Ready-To-Wear show report

Emma - Jane Austen style vintage dress

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Emma by Jane Austen Infographic | Course Hero

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from V and A Collections

Evening dress

Evening dress 1807-1811 Machine made silk net, embroidered with chenille thread, with silk ribbon, hand-sewn

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Emma is the best. She is the only Austen heroine who is financially secure and because of that is fantastically and flawlessly in love with Mr. Knightley Mr. Knightley treats Emma as an intelligent rational adult. Thus, his truth hurts but "faithful are the wounds of a FRIEND". How RARE was that in a novel back then? (Still sorta rare now!)

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Regency era dress inspiration " These look like my dress!!! Fun!!!!"

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