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December 6, 2014:
Annual Jane Austen Birthday Tea
"Favourable to Tenderness and Sentiment: The Many Meanings of Mary Crawford's Harp"
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English translation of the essay by Marie Loubert
Recipes from Flavour Cooking School
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My dear madam, I am not so ignorant of young ladies' ways as you wish to believe me; it is this delightful habit of journaling which largely contributes to form the easy style of writing for which ladies are so generally celebrated. Everybody allows that the talent of writing agreeable letters is peculiarly female.