Classic Literature

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Quote from “Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austen

  200 years after publishing “Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austen, I thought about posting a wonderful quote from the book. “There are few people whom I really love, and still fewer of whom I think well. The more I see of the world, the more am I dissatisfied with it; and every day confirms my … Continue reading

Quote of the day: From “The Prophet” by Gibran Kahlil Gibran

  From “The Prophet” by Gibran Kahlil Gibran : “Let there be spaces in your togetherness, And let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls. Fill each other’s cup but drink not … Continue reading

QUOTE #5 FROM THE NOVEL “PERSUASION” BY JANE AUSTEN

Persuasion is Jane Austen‘s last completed novel. Anne Elliot, a lovely, thoughtful, warm-hearted 19 year old woman, accepted a proposal of marriage from the handsome young naval officer Frederick Wentworth. He was clever, confident, and ambitious, but poor and with no particular family connections to recommend him. Her older friend and mentor, Lady Russell, acting … Continue reading

QUOTE #4 FROM THE NOVEL “PERSUASION” BY JANE AUSTEN

Persuasion is Jane Austen‘s last completed novel.   Anne Elliot, a lovely, thoughtful, warm-hearted 19 year old woman, accepted a proposal of marriage from the handsome young naval officer Frederick Wentworth. He was clever, confident, and ambitious, but poor and with no particular family connections to recommend him. Her older friend and mentor, Lady Russell, acting in … Continue reading

QUOTE #3 FROM THE NOVEL “PERSUASION” BY JANE AUSTEN

Persuasion is Jane Austen‘s last completed novel.   Anne Elliot, a lovely, thoughtful, warm-hearted 19 year old woman, accepted a proposal of marriage from the handsome young naval officer Frederick Wentworth. He was clever, confident, and ambitious, but poor and with no particular family connections to recommend him. Her older friend and mentor, Lady Russell, acting in … Continue reading

QUOTE #2 FROM THE NOVEL “PERSUASION” BY JANE AUSTEN

Persuasion is Jane Austen‘s last completed novel.   Anne Elliot, a lovely, thoughtful, warm-hearted 19 year old woman, accepted a proposal of marriage from the handsome young naval officer Frederick Wentworth. He was clever, confident, and ambitious, but poor and with no particular family connections to recommend him. Her older friend and mentor, Lady Russell, acting in … Continue reading

Quote #1 from the novel “Persuasion” by Jane Austen

Persuasion is Jane Austen‘s last completed novel. Anne Elliot, a lovely, thoughtful, warm-hearted 19 year old woman, accepted a proposal of marriage from the handsome young naval officer Frederick Wentworth. He was clever, confident, and ambitious, but poor and with no particular family connections to recommend him.  Her older friend and mentor, Lady Russell, acting in place of Anne’s late … Continue reading