Français : Illustration pour l'édition d'"Emma" de Jane Austen chez Macmillan. Tome 1, chapitre 15. À la grande surprise et irritation d'Emma, Mr Elton s'installe familièrement entre elle et Mrs Weston pour demander à cette dernière d'empêcher Emma de rendre visite à Harriet malade, s'arrogeant le droit de lui donner des conseils (il a un peu trop bu, pour se donner le courage de la demander en mariage)English: Illustration for'"Emma" by Jane Austen: "Miss Woodhouse wanted me to nurse my cold by staying at home to-day, and yet will not promise to avoid the danger of catching an ulcerated sore throat herself! Is this fair, Mrs Weston? Judge between us. Have not I some right to complain? I am sure of your kind support and aid." (ch.15)
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.