Quick Index Board Index Home FAQ Site Map
|I think JA may have regarded early marriage...
Written by Tracy W
(9/23/2006 4:41 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, life expectancy, penned by susanp
She says in a letter to her niece Fanny Knight:
And then, by not beginning the business of mothering quite so early in life, you will be young in Constitution, spirits, figure, & countenance, while Mrs. Wm. Hammond is growing old by confinements and nursing.
On the other hand many of JA's heroines marry young.
|Letter to Fanny Austen|
Groupread is maintained by Myretta with WebBBS 3.21.