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|Claire Tomalin's "JA: A Life"
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(8/31/2005 12:38 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, No,the bottom picture is Charles., penned by JulieW
Charles, also pursuing his career in the navy, and as hard working and good hearted as any of the Austens, was dogged by misfortune and poverty... [examples of his bad luck follow] His bad luck persisted among his descendents; where all the other brothers' families remained fixed in middle- or upper-class life, Charles's sank through the social scale... (p.278)
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