Jane Austen about society (“Pride and Prejudice”, 28 January 1813) - We are each of an unsocial, taciturn disposition, unwilling to speak, unless we expect to say something that will amaze the whole room, and be handed down to posterity with all the eclat of a proverb.
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We are each of an unsocial, taciturn disposition, unwilling to speak, unless we expect to say something that will amaze the whole room, and be handed down to posterity with all the eclat of a proverb.
 Jane AustenPride and Prejudice (28 January 1813). copy citation

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