Another word from Jane Austen

Another quotation from Jane (via Chris Ambidge), this time from Northanger Abbey (1817):


Carpe diem.

2 Responses to “Another word from Jane Austen”

  1. Bob Richmond Says:

    Carpe Diem – wasn’t that the order that went out from the CIA in 1963 when Ngô Đình Diệm was assassinated?

  2. Monroe Thomas Clewis Says:

    In the heroine of Northanger Abbey’s case, “abroad” meant Bath.

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