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The London Library Jul 18
"I have lost a treasure, such a sister, such a friend as never can have been surpassed. She was the sun of my life, the gilder of every pleasure, the soother of every sorrow". Cassandra Austen laments the death of her sister , who died 1817.
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Pasqua Jul 18
Today is the 201st anniversary of 's death. She died in Winchester on 18 July 1817. She was only 41. "Jane Austen, of course, wise in her neatness, trim in her sedateness; she never fails, but there are few or none like her." Edith Wharton,
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ChawtonHouse Jul 18
As a mark of respect to the most famous woman novelist of her time, we are flying the flag at half mast. died 201 years today, yet she continues to inspire people all over the world
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Andrew Bentley Jul 18
201 years to the day we lost a special lady. As a mark of respect I have lowered our flag at her brotherโ€™s house to half mast....
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National Library Aus Jul 17
died in 1817 but her writing, seen here in one of our treasures - the 1799 letter she wrote to her sister Cassandra - will live forever.
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Pasqua Jul 18
"My favourite writer is , and I've read all her books so many times I've lost count ... I imagined being a famous writer would be like being like Jane Austen. " J.K. Rowling, 2003
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Nikki W Powell Jul 18
RIP , who died on this day in 1817. My fave: โ€œI do not want people to be very agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them a great deal.โ€
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Dr Gillian Dow Jul 18
, 201 years since 's death, it's natural to wonder what she would have written had she lived. An excellent day to read these essays on , recently published! participants NB!
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myl26๐Ÿ“š Jul 20
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๐ŸŒธ Debra V ๐ŸŒธ Jul 18
Remembering one of the greatest authors who died OTD 18 July 1817 at this house in Winchester and buried at nearby โคโค๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿ“š
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Period Drama Land Jul 18
died on this day in 1817. One of the Greatest Writers of the English Literary canon and Pop-Culture Icon.๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ“˜
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TheAnglophileChannel Jul 19
Because emerging from the lake is a natural wonder.
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ExcessivelyDiverting Jul 18
Goodness, I am beyond in my / Bronte book reviews. If youโ€™ve recently read the originals or a spin on any of the Austen and Bronte titles, Iโ€™d really appreciate a review for the blog! Let me know!
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JASNA_EWANID Jul 17
"What dreadful hot weather we have! It keeps one in a continual state of inelegance." ~Jane Austen Letter,1796
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Jane Austen's House Museum Jul 21
'...the whole of the Shrubbery Border will soon be very gay with Pinks and Sweet Williams...' - , writing from this house on 29 May 1811. Some things never change ๐ŸŒธ
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Mimi Matthews Jul 14
An elegant ivory silk British evening dress with multicolored silk embroidery from 1805-1810 via . Definitely a dress for a heroine (or villainess!).
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Jane Austen's House Museum Jul 17
At this Friday Mary Guyatt, our Director, will be talking festival goers through a day in the life of 's House Museum. We hope to see some of you there!
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Elle Wood Jul 18
OTD 201 years ago, lost her battle with a mysterious illness. Jane documented her symptoms in letters that later helped British docs determine that claimed her life. Those letters helped doctors learn that I too have the disease. Jane saved my life.
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She Sends Cozies Jul 14
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Jane Austen's House Museum Jul 20
We are delighted to announce that 's House Museum has once again been awarded Accredited Museum status by . Marmite is pretty happy, too:
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