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Written by Barbara
(9/8/2009 1:05 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, A very snug little cottage., penned by Rachel G
I often wonder if Jane Austen meant the rooms were 16 by 16, as a room that is 16 feet square is not that big! It would be four feet by four feet or eight feet by two feet! She must mean 16 by 16, in which case the room is actually 256 feet square!
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