Category Archives: Reading
“How pleasant it is to spend an evening in this way! I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book!” Miss Bingley, who is pretending to love … Continue reading
I love this little bit: “Emma has been meaning to read more ever since she was twelve years old. I have seen a great many lists of her drawing up at various times of books that she meant to read … Continue reading
“Provided that nothing like useful knowledge could be gained from them, provided they were all story and no reflection, she had never any objection to books at all.” Of Catherine’s reading habits Northanger Abbey, volume 1, chapter 1
“With a book he was regardless of time . . .” Pride and Prejudice, volume 1, chapter 3 An admirable character trait, and one I completely understand.