“We have all a better guide in ourselves, if we would attend to it, than any other person can be.”

Fanny Price, Mansfield Park


“How quick come the reasons for approving what we like.”


“Run mad as often as you choose, but do not faint.”

Sophia, Love and Friendship

“I suppose there may be a hundred different ways of being in love.”

Emma Woodhouse, Emma


“The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel must be intolerably stupid.”

Henry Tilney, Northanger Abbey

“I could easily forgive his pride, if he had not mortified mine.” 

Elizabeth Bennet on Mr Darcy, Pride and Prejudice

“I wish, as well as everybody else, to be perfectly happy; but like everybody else, it must be in my own way.”

Elinor Dashwood, Sense and Sensibility

Invitation to Yarmouth Event

Jane  Austen  Society  of  North  America  –  Maine  Region

Spring   Meeting   –   Saturday,   May   12,   2018

Merrill  Memorial  Library,  Third  Floor  (elevator  accessible)

215  Main  Street,  Yarmouth  207-846-4763

Please  park  on  Main  Street  or  in  the  lot  across  from  Main  Street

A   Talk   by   Misty   Krueger,   Professor   of   English

University   of   Maine   at   Farmington

“The   Adventures   of   a   JASNA   International   Visitor”

1:00-1:30                        Registration

1:30-2:30                     Speaker,   Q&A