Book 20 of my 52 books in 52 weeks challenge:
I’ve been under the weather this week, and nothing goes better with a hot mug of tea than a Jane Austen novel. I read this for the first time in 7th grade, and loved it, but reading it as an adult brought all of the comedy and character studies to the foreground.
“I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! — When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.”
“I wonder who first discovered the efficacy of poetry in driving away love.”
“One cannot be always laughing at a man without now and then stumbling on something witty.”