August 8, 2012
"Without thinking highly either of men or of matrimony, marriage had always been her object; it was the only honourable provision for well-educated young women of small fortune, and however uncertain of giving happiness, must be their pleasantest preservative from want."

Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

I don’t know, one of the saddest passages written?

(via thelifeguardlibrarian)

Oh that Jane Austen, just silly fluffy novels she wrote…

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