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It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man is in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.

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Source Notes: Pride and Prejudice (vol. 1, chapter 1; opening lines) (1813).

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Jane Austen (December 16, 1775 July 18, 1817) was a prominent English novelist whose work is considered part of the Western canon. Her insights into women's lives and her mastery of form and irony made her arguably the most noted and influential novelist of her era.

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