Jane Austen quote about marriage from Pride and Prejudice - It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.
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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.
 Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice (28 January 1813). copy citation

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Author Jane Austen
Source Pride and Prejudice
Topic marriage wife husband wealth
Date 28 January 1813
Language English
Reference ISBN 9780674049161
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Weblink http://www.gutenberg.org/files/1342/1342-h/1342-h.htm

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“Chapter 53 Chapter 54 Chapter 55 Chapter 56 Chapter 57 Chapter 58 Chapter 59 Chapter 60 Chapter 61 Chapter 1 It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.
However little known the feelings or views of such a man may be on his first entering a neighbourhood, this truth is so well fixed in the minds of the surrounding families, that he is considered the rightful property of some one or other of their daughters.” source

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