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Oh, my!

” . . . I am almost afraid to tell you how my Irish friend and I behaved.  Imagine to yourself everything most profligate and shocking in the way of dancing and sitting down together.”

Jane to her sister Cassandra, in a letter of January 9, 1796 [1], re: flirting with Tom Lefroy at the ball the night before

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