Very gentlemanlike

Img_0264 “He is a very gentlemanlike, good-looking, pleasant young man, I assure you.  But as to our having ever met, except at the three last balls, I cannot say much; for he is so excessively laughed at about me at Ashe, that he is ashamed of coming to Steventon, and ran away when we called on Mrs Lefroy a few days ago.”

letter to Cassandra
January 9, 1796 [1]

Jane is again writing about Tom Lefroy.

The picture is of Ashe House, Jane’s dear friend Anne Lefroy’s home, which Jane mentions in the letter.  Anne was Tom’s aunt.

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