I feel the same.
Posted by May on May 26, 1998 at 22:36:50:
In response to Love and Freindship (sic), written by Kate on May 26, 1998 at 21:35:40
] This story is a HOOT. I love the family sitting around discussing whether or not someone has knocked on the door, and whether they should answer it.
Laura and her friends are so ridiculous that it's laughable.
] All that desparation, and fainting, and passionate swearing of life long friendship.
Remember Sophia's last advise:
"...beware of fainting-fits... Though at the time they may be refreshing and agreeable, yet beleive me they will in the end, if too often repeated and at improper seasons, prove destructive to your Constitution... My fate will teach you this... ...One fatal swoon has cost me my Life... Beware of swoons, Dear Laura... A frenzy fit is not one quarter so pernicious; it is an exercise to the Body and if not too violent, is, I dare say, conducive to Health in its consequences -- Run mad as often as you chuse; but do not faint --"
And Philander and Gustavus' reference to "disencumbering" themselves from the weight of money.
I didn't realize that Jane Austen lived in such a rebellious time--young people doing exactly opposite of what their parent say.
- parody Kate 08:25:09 5/27/98 (2)
- Generation gaps are nothing new Sarah P 06:57:44 5/27/98 (0)
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