A happy birthday wish to one of the world’s most widely read writers in English literature.
— from Emma
No, I will not be throwing a party of any size today. I will be content and thankful for the inspired work that Jane Austen left behind for all of us.
I’ll be on my way to Manhattan in an hour or so; sitting on a train with a book on my lap and reading words that were written back in 1815. Words that have stood the test of time.
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Jane Austen (16 December 1775 – 18 July 1817)