Tag Archives: Anne Elliot

A Well-Written Valentine

“Let us never underestimate the power of a well-written letter.” Okay, so I hear you JA aficionados saying, “Hey, where did she dig up that line?” And you’re right; it is not strictly a Jane Austen quote. But it certainly … Continue reading

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The Germ of a Novel

  If you have seen the ’95 version of Persuasion with Amanda Root and Ciaran Hinds, this spot will look familiar.  In the movie we see Captain Wentworth sitting on that very bench outside the pump-room in Bath before he rises to … Continue reading

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Good Company

“My idea of good company, Mr. Elliot, is the company of clever, well-informed people, who have a great deal of conversation; that is what I call good company.” “You are mistaken … that is not good company; that is the … Continue reading

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A Well-Writen Letter

“Let us never underestimate the power of a well-written letter.” Okay, so I hear you JA aficionados saying, “Hey, where did she dig up that line?” And you’re right; it is not strictly a Jane Austen quote. But it certainly … Continue reading

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