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Emma-ch34 (II,16)


Emma-ch34 (II,16)



Français : Illustration pour l'édition d'"Emma" de Jane Austen chez Macmillan. Tome 2, chapitre 16.
Mr. Woodhouse, ayant appris que Jane est allée à la poste sous la pluie, s'inquiète pour sa santé, mais Mrs Elton s'impose et veut, malgré les timides refus de la jeune fille, y envoyer un de ses domestiques (ignorant, comme tout le monde, que Jane entretient une correspondance secrète avec Franck Churchill).English: Illustration for "Emma" by Jane Austen: Mr. Woodhouse, who being, according to his custom on such occasions, making the circle of his guests, and paying his particular compliments to the ladies, with all his mildest urbanity, said: "I am very sorry to hear, Miss Fairfax, of your being out this morning in the rain. Young ladies should take care of themselves. Young ladies are delicate plants. They should take care of their health and their complexion." (ch. 34)

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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