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Quote Quiz
Quotes selected and edited and quizzes created
by William Phillips, GCR Deputy Coordinator

Today's Quote

Mr. B.L. [Benjamin Lefroy, husband of Austen's niece Anna] —Highly pleased with Fanny Price—& a warm admirer of the Portsmouth scene.—Angry with Edmund for not being in love with her, & hating Mrs Norris for teazing her.—

"Opinions of Mansfield Park" in Minor Works, Chapman Edition

In the quote for yesterday (August 19th), we learned that Anna, the wife of Benjamin Lefroy, "could not bear Fanny." This disagreement about one of their aunt's characters apparently did nothing to cool their marital appreciation of one another since they had the following number of children: