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200 years ago: Jane Austen – RIP: a date of “note”

200 hundred years ago today, one of the great writers of the 19th c. died.  Jane Austen.
I read today that the UK unveiled a new £10 note, printed on polymer, at Winchester Cathedral where the novelist is buried. A few … Continue reading

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Are we now a nation of blatteroons?

When I take a break from movies with lots of explosions, I like period pieces.  You can’t beat a well done production of a Jane Austen novel or just about any of the 19th century writers.
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The “Austen Hermeneutic”: Old Mass v New Mass

There is a fun post over at St. Louis Catholic:
If today’s faithful Catholic is represented by Elizabeth Bennet, bright, hopeful and coming of age, then the liturgical forms would have to be represented by Mr. Darcy and Mr. Wickham.

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