Vulgar economy

“The Orange Wine will want our Care soon.–But in the meantime for Elegance & Ease & Luxury . . . I shall eat Ice & drink French wine, & be above Vulgar Economy.”

letter to Cassandra
July 1, 1808 [55]

Jane was writing from Godmersham (pic above), her brother Edward’s home, which was certainly above Vulgar Economy.

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  1. Indeed, so do I. Great quotes! I thoroughly am enjoying them.