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Murray on Brooks: Perfect Happiness and Other Ironies

"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 the feelings or views of such a man may be on his first entering a neighborhood, this truth is so well fixed in the minds of the surrounding families, that he is considered as the rightful property of some one or other of their daughters." --Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice "This is the happiest story you've ever read.
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If ‘Pride and Prejudice’ Was a Modern Autobiographical Web Series

Society & Culture : Flavorwire (2 years ago)

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LGBT / Lesbian : After Ellen (5 years ago)

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Society & Culture : The Awl (3 years ago)

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