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Elizabeth Aston
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A man's looks are measured by the depth of his pockets.
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Elizabeth Aston, Mr. Darcy's Daughters, 2003
Anyone may have diamonds: an heirloom is an ornament of quite a different kind.
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Elizabeth Aston, Mr. Darcy's Daughters, 2003
People make one happy, not houses? I do not think so. Houses are more to be trusted than people.
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Elizabeth Aston, Mr. Darcy's Daughters, 2003
One's life is not as fixed as one believes. Surprises may lie in store for you, the unexpected often tends to happen, sometimes bringing in its train the most delightful change in one's life or circumstances.
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Elizabeth Aston, The Darcy Connection, 2008
The first rule of life is to reveal nothing, to be exceptionally cautious in what you say, in whatever company you may find yourself. If you have a secret, you have only to whisper it to your dearest friend with the strictest injunction that it will go no further, and within half a day the story is all over town, and when you do make what would seem to be a perfectly sensible remark, you will find it reported in the most grotesque form, thus incurring no end of criticism to rebound upon you.
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Elizabeth Aston, The Darcy Connection, 2008
Anyone who goes through life trusting people without making sure they are worthy of trust is a fool. Yet there are people who may be trusted, men as well as women. There are are as many difference in their natures as there are flowers in these meadows.
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Elizabeth Aston, The Exploits & Adventures of Miss Alethea Darcy, 2005
Easy enough to dismiss others' problems when you had none of your own.
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Elizabeth Aston, The Exploits & Adventures of Miss Alethea Darcy, 2005
How close the sexes sometimes come to one another. It is as much a matter of behaviour and the spere in which they move that separates the masculine part of humanity from the feminine.
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Elizabeth Aston, The Exploits & Adventures of Miss Alethea Darcy, 2005
It is a sadness of growing older that we lose our ardent appreciation of what is new and different and difficult.
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Elizabeth Aston, The Exploits & Adventures of Miss Alethea Darcy, 2005
Mountains inspire awe in any human person who has a soul. They remind us of our frailty, our unimportance, of the briefness of our span upon this earth. They touch the heavens, and sail serenely at an altitude beyond even the imaginings of a mere mortal.
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Elizabeth Aston, The Exploits & Adventures of Miss Alethea Darcy, 2005
One remembers horrors, I think, for the rest of one's life, but memories do not always remain so sharp, and with time, and new circumstance, do not affect us so powerfully.
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Elizabeth Aston, The Exploits & Adventures of Miss Alethea Darcy, 2005
One's first love is always perfect until one meets one's second love.
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Elizabeth Aston, The Exploits & Adventures of Miss Alethea Darcy, 2005
There was no escaping by means of any journey, however adventurous, one took one's problems and sorrows with one.
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Elizabeth Aston, The Exploits & Adventures of Miss Alethea Darcy, 2005
You can't jump down the stairs in one leap, however much you might wish to, and you even more surely can't jump up it, but one step and then the next and there you are, at the top or the bottom and not a bit out of breath or discomposed.
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Elizabeth Aston, The Exploits & Adventures of Miss Alethea Darcy, 2005
Clergymen have much the same in their breeches as other men.
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Elizabeth Aston, The Second Mrs. Darcy, 2007
What is right for one couple is wrong for another. I would say that there are many more important factors to a happy marriage.
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Elizabeth Aston, The Second Mrs. Darcy, 2007
When men are scared of a woman, they always accuse her of being mannish.
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Elizabeth Aston, The Second Mrs. Darcy, 2007
You would not think that birds who have no brain at all could become so friendly. I swear some of them are more intelligent than many humans, but that says more about our fellow beings than it does about the birds.
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Elizabeth Aston, The Second Mrs. Darcy, 2007
Charge less, but charge. Otherwise, you will not be taken seriously, and you do your fellow artists no favours if you undercut the market.
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Elizabeth Aston, The True Darcy Spirit, 2006
Concern for someone else was a good remedy for taking the mind off one's own troubles.
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Elizabeth Aston, The True Darcy Spirit, 2006
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