Jane Austen Quote

The advantages of natural folly in a beautiful girl have been already set forth by the capital pen of a sister author; and to her treatment of the subject I will only add, in justice to men, that though to the larger and more trifling part of the sex, imbecility in females is a great enhancement of their personal charms, there is a portion of them too reasonable and too well informed themselves to desire anything more in woman than ignorance


Northanger abbey [followed by] Persuasion (ed. 1833)

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The advantages of natural folly in a beautiful girl have been already set forth by the capital pen of a sister author; and to her treatment of the...

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The advantages of natural folly in a beautiful girl have been already set forth by the capital pen of a sister author; and to her treatment of the...

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The advantages of natural folly in a beautiful girl have been already set forth by the capital pen of a sister author; and to her treatment of the...

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The advantages of natural folly in a beautiful girl have been already set forth by the capital pen of a sister author; and to her treatment of the...