Uphill work

” . . . tho’ I like Miss H. M. as much as one can at my time of Life after a day’s acquaintance, it is uphill work to be talking to those whom one knows so little.”

letter to her niece, Fanny Knight
November 30, 1814 [114]

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  1. Luciana

    Obviously, because Jane didn’t belive in “first impressions”.