It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife. However little known the feelings or views of such a man on his first entering a neighbourhood, this truth is so well fixed in the minds of ths surrounding families, that he is considered as the rightful property of some one or other of their daughters.Rate this quote:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it

Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice (opening lines)

English novelist (1775 - 1817)

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