Jane Austen quote about spirit from Pride and Prejudice - She told the story, however, with great spirit among her friends; for she had a lively, playful disposition, which delighted in anything ridiculous.
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She told the story, however, with great spirit among her friends; for she had a lively, playful disposition, which delighted in anything ridiculous.
 Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice (28 January 1813). copy citation

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Author Jane Austen
Source Pride and Prejudice
Topic spirit ridicule
Date 28 January 1813
Language English
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“You had better return to your partner and enjoy her smiles, for you are wasting your time with me."
Mr. Bingley followed his advice. Mr. Darcy walked off; and Elizabeth remained with no very cordial feelings toward him. She told the story, however, with great spirit among her friends; for she had a lively, playful disposition, which delighted in anything ridiculous.
The evening altogether passed off pleasantly to the whole family. Mrs. Bennet had seen her eldest daughter much admired by the Netherfield party. Mr. Bingley had danced with her twice, and she had been distinguished by his sisters.” source

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