An author’s hopes

“I cannot help hoping that many will feel themselves obliged to buy it.  I shall not mind imagining it a disagreeable Duty to them, so as they do it.”

letter to Cassandra, on the release of the second edition of Sense & Sensibility
November 6, 1813 [96]

This makes me laugh!

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  1. Luciana

    It sounds sooooooo like Jane!