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By James Edward Austen Leigh

Whilst James Edward Austen-Leigh's Memoir of his well-known aunt used to be released in 1870, faraway from pleasing public interest approximately Jane Austen because the family members had meant, it easily raised a sequence of latest questions, quite approximately Jane Austen's unpublished paintings, which have been pointed out simply in passing. Austen Leigh used to be persuaded to factor a much-expanded moment version in 1871. right here he incorporated for the 1st time the total texts of Jane Austen's novel in letters, girl Susan, and the fragmentary novel The Watsons, in addition to a quick precis of her final unfinished paintings, later often called Sanditon. even as he took the chance to revise the biographical sections of the Memoir partially to incorporate new info that had come to gentle because the first variation, in order that all in the entire moment version has a value for Austen students relatively break free the 1st.

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In childhood, when the elder was sent to the school of a Mrs. ' This attachment was never interrupted or weakened. They lived in the same home, and shared the same bed-room, till separated by death. They were not exactly alike. Cassandra's was the colder and calmer disposition ; she was always prudent and well judging, but with less outward demonstration of feeling and less sunniness of temper than Jane possessed. ' When 'Sense and Sensibility' came out, some persons, who knew the family slightly, surmised that the two elder Miss Dashwoods were intended by, the author for her sister and herself; but this could not be the case.

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