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Saint Vitus is the patron saint of actors, comedians, dancers, and of entertainers in general.
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Feb 22nd 2013 new

Here is my favorite.

“A woman, especially if she have the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can.”

And I like this one also.

“Ah! There is nothing like staying at home, for real comfort.”

Feb 22nd 2013 new
Mr. Darcy: "So what do you recommend to encourage affection?"

Elizabeth: "Dancing..."
Feb 22nd 2013 new

"Forgive me..........madam for taking up so much of your time..."

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Feb 22nd 2013 new

"I hope to afford you more clarity in the future..."

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Feb 22nd 2013 new
"You know what? I suggest you find yourself a simple, traditional girl to teach you to dance like the natives."
Feb 22nd 2013 new

“Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.”

Feb 22nd 2013 new

The most incomprehensible thing in the world to a man, is a woman who rejects his offer of marriage!”
Emma

Feb 22nd 2013 new

Many people are not aware of how deeply spiritual Jane Austen was. She loved the Lord even more than she loved "Love" itself. I may be biased since she is my favorite author but, I think that it is her love of God that allowed her to write so eloquently about love. Here is a personal prayer that she wrote.

Father of Heaven! whose goodness has brought us in safety to the close of this day, dispose our hearts in fervent prayer. Another day is now gone, and added to those, for which we were before accountable. Teach us almighty father, to consider this solemn truth, as we should do, that we may feel the importance of every day, and every hour as it passes, and earnestly strive to make a better use of what thy goodness may yet bestow on us, than we have done of the time past.

Give us grace to endeavour after a truly Christian spirit to seek to attain that temper of forbearance and patience of which our blessed saviour has set us the highest example; and which, while it prepares us for the spiritual happiness of the life to come, will secure to us the best enjoyment of what this world can give. Incline us oh God! to think humbly of ourselves, to be severe only in the examination of our own conduct, to consider our fellow-creatures with kindness, and to judge of all they say and do with that charity which we would desire from them ourselves.

We thank thee with all our hearts for every gracious dispensation, for all the blessings that have attended our lives, for every hour of safety, health and peace, of domestic comfort and innocent enjoyment. We feel that we have been blessed far beyond any thing that we have deserved; and though we cannot but pray for a continuance of all these mercies, we acknowledge our unworthiness of them and implore thee to pardon the presumption of our desires.

Keep us oh! Heavenly Father from evil this night. Bring us in safety to the beginning of another day and grant that we may rise again with every serious and religious feeling which now directs us.

May thy mercy be extended over all mankind, bringing the ignorant to the knowledge of thy truth, awakening the impenitent, touching the hardened. Look with compassion upon the afflicted of every condition, assuage the pangs of disease, comfort the broken in spirit.

More particularly do we pray for the safety and welfare of our own family and friends wheresoever dispersed, beseeching thee to avert from them all material and lasting evil of body or mind; and may we by the assistance of thy holy spirit so conduct ourselves on earth as to secure an eternity of happiness with each other in thy heavenly kingdom. Grant this most merciful Father, for the sake of our blessed saviour in whose holy name and words we further address thee.

Feb 22nd 2013 new
(Quote) Mary-486033 said: "You know what? I suggest you find yourself a simple, traditional girl to teach you to dance like the natives....
(Quote) Mary-486033 said: "You know what? I suggest you find yourself a simple, traditional girl to teach you to dance like the natives."
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Do any Austen fans/dance lovers know what the difference was between British (native?) and American dance at the time?

Another dance quote - "To be fond of dance was a certain step towards falling in love."
Feb 23rd 2013 new

(Quote) Mary-486033 said: Do any Austen fans/dance lovers know what the difference was between British (native?) and American dance...
(Quote) Mary-486033 said: Do any Austen fans/dance lovers know what the difference was between British (native?) and American dance at the time?

Another dance quote - "To be fond of dance was a certain step towards falling in love."
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That was what came to my mind when I read the second posting on this page.

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