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Written by mikeB in Japan
(10/11/2013 7:16 a.m.)
"In choosing partners, we have to deal with the Jane Austen problem: how long do you wait for Mr Darcy to come along when you can't wait forever and there may be lots of women waiting just for him? At what point do you have to compromise for the curate?"
article in the Independent on the importance of kissing. but
"What Jane Austen realized is that people are extremely good at assessing where they are in the mating market and pitch their demands accordingly," Professor Dunbar said."
I don't think that was JA's position at all.
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