Upon my word: crack­ing quotes

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‘It is a truth uni­ver­sally ac­knowl­edged, that a sin­gle man in pos­ses­sion of a good for­tune must be in want of a wife ’ Pride and Prej­u­dice

‘The per­son, be it gen­tle­man or lady, who has not plea­sure in a good novel, must be in­tol­er­a­bly stupid ’ Northanger Abbey

‘A large in­come is the best recipe for hap­pi­ness I ever heard of ’ Mans­field Park

‘If I loved you less, I might be able to talk about it more ’ Emma ‘I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies in­stead of ra­tio­nal crea­tures. None of us want to be in calm wa­ters all our lives ’ Per­sua­sion ‘Know your own hap­pi­ness. You want for noth­ing but pa­tience– or give it a more fas­ci­nat­ing name, call it hope ’ Sense and Sen­si­bil­ity

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