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Jane Austen

Jane Austen (16 December 1775 – 18 July 1817) was an English novelist whose works of romantic fiction, set among the landed gentry, earned her a place as one of the most widely read writers in English literature. Her realism and biting social commentary have gained her historical importance among scholars and critics.

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    She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older—the natural sequel of an unnatural beginning.
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    Vanity working on a weak head, produces every sort of mischief.
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