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Français : Illustration pour l'édition d'"Emma" de Jane Austen chez Macmillan. Tome 1, chapitre 8. Mr Perry a vu Mr Elton chevauchant allègrement ur la route de Londres, se disant chargé d'une commission très enviable, qu'il ne voulait remettre à aucun prix, et porteur d'un objet très précieux (il s'agit du portrait peint par Emma, qu'il a proposé d'aller faire encadrer).English: Illustration for'"Emma" by Jane Austen: "Mr. Elton was going on business which he would not put off for any inducement in the world, and being the bearer of something exceedingly precious. Mr. Perry was very sure there must be a lady in the case, and he told him so; and Mr. Elton only looked very conscious and smiling, and rode off in great spirits. (ch.8)

Jane Austen (1775—1817), the world renowned English author, completed just six works during her time and yet manages to command a legion of fans around the world. Her timeless stories have been turned into a plethora of movies, television shows, and modern adaptations in addition to being translated into multiple languages to cross cultural boundaries. Today she remains as popular as ever and is revered as much as any literary figure in the history of the English language.

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