Happy Birthday, Jane Austen!

Happy Birthday to one of my favourite writers!

Kathy Cherry Books

Jane Austen was born on December 16, 1775 in England.  She authored six books and these books continue to be revered today. Her books include Pride and Prejudice, Emma, Sense and Sensibility, Persuasion, Northanger Abbey, and Mansfield Park.

Jane’s father encouraged her writing back then and even bought her expensive paper and pencils even when the family needed the extra money. She used her father’s library frequently by reading lots of books.

I distinctly remember reading Pride and Prejudice many, many years ago. I loved that book! I dreamt about meeting my own Mr. Darcy some day. But, I also remember Jane’s great sense of wit and wisdom in her writing throughout her novels.

Enjoy a few quotes from Jane Austen’s works:

“It isn’t what we say or think that defines us, but what we do.”
Sense and Sensibility

“I declare after all…

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7 thoughts on “Happy Birthday, Jane Austen!

  1. Pardon my intrusion Miss,
    Thank you for noticing and liking one of my posts. I’m not that into ‘Like & Follows’ or social media, but I appreciate the visit nonetheless. I’m also not really sure of the boundaries anymore between a man and a woman. I was born and raised in another generation, and all of the political correctness can be a bit confusing. Still, I wanted to compliment you and tell you how wonderfully you convey yourself with words. You should write more poetry. Finally, I hope this isn’t offensive either, but you have the most beautiful lips I’ve ever seen. Have a lovely weekend.

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