Posted by: rearadmiral | July 27, 2014

Marianne and the Colonel!

What exactly made Marianne decide to marry Colonel Brandon? The Happiness of Colonel Brandon: Jane Austen tells us that it was …”a conviction of his fond attachment to herself, which at last, though long after it was observable to everybody else, burst on her…” Go on reading at

And you just couldn’t help but read it in his voice either, right?? #shelfblame

It is appropriate that Mr. Knightley is the other person besides Emma and her father to be introduced in the first chapter. He will be the most important person in the novel after Emma herself, thanks to his family connection with the Woodh… See More — with George Knightley.

Yes! That really happens. #emotionaloverbooks

Here is my next video for you – the Theme to the 1995 Pride and Prejudice series! Enjoy 🙂 For the next song, there was a tie between ‘My Father’s Favourite’ from Sense and Sensibility 1995 and ‘The Secret Life of Daydreams’ from Pride and Prejudice 2005. Any preferences?

Jane Austen is totally my religion

Jane Austen Quote of the Day:

“Nothing amuses me more than the easy manner with which everybody settles the abundance of those who have a great deal less than themselves.” — Mansfield Park

#janeausten #janeites #quote #books #mansfieldpark #booklove

@dayebraham_lincoln Love these ladies!!! #sillysetphotos #latergram


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