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Persuasion

Persuasion

Persuasion is the last novel fully completed by Jane Austen. It was published at the end of 1817, six months after her death.


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„You pierce my soul. I am half agony, half hope… I have loved none but you.“

—  Jane Austen, book Persuasion

Variant: You pierce my soul. I am half agony, half hope. Tell me not that I am too late, that such precious feelings are gone for ever.
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„I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures. None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives.“

—  Jane Austen, book Persuasion

Variant: But I hate to hear you talking so like a fine gentleman, and as if women were all fine ladies, instead of rational creatures. We none of us expect to be in smooth water all our days.
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