Themed 15x15 Standard Crossword - Compiled By stellam

Date: 11 Jan 2010 Title: Quotes by Jane or About Jane and all things Regenc

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1. 'Kind love and good wishes for a Happy New Year to you all.' This sent to this Ms Bigg, January 24, 1817 (6)
4. 'Perhaps,' said Darcy, 'I should have judged better, had I sought an introduction, but I am ill qualified to recommend myself to ______s.' (8)
9. 'Consequently, beyond the strikingly comical scene, Austen creates something of a conundrum: how can the world of Evelyn be ______ when it is created completely from the self-gratifying fantasies of a highly egotistical man' Victoria Kortes-Papp and Juliet McMaster on Jane Austen's Evelyn (6)
10. She _______ regretted not having sought a closer acquaintance with her, and blushed for the envious feelings which had certainly been, in some measure, the cause. (8)
12. Roquefort cheese created in a cave near Roquefort, France. 1647 This is an abbreviated term (4)
13. A rascal, swindler, or rogue; a ne'er-do-well what and which of Jane's characters does this describe? (5)
14. A most splendid ____ was given by his Royal Highness the Prince Regent this evening, with a two-fold motive----first, in honour of the birth-day of his august Parent; and secondly, to benefit the numerous classes of British artists, who, by the illness of the Sovereign, and the discontinuance of the accustomed splendour of the Court, had been deprived of many advantages (4)
17. A lady's ________ is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony, in a moment. (12)
20. ' Such were her _________--her abilities were quite as extraordinary. She never could learn or understand anything before she was taught; and sometimes not even then, for she was often inattentive, and occasionally stupid' Which novel and who is Jane speaking of? (12)
23. 'I cannot make speeches, ____ . . . If I loved you less, I might be able to talk about it more' (4)
24. Sir Walter Elliot, Lady Catherine De Bourgh, Lady Lucas, Lady De Courcy and Vernon which of these characters have this peerage or _____? (5)
25. 'the cleverest most agreeable, absurd, amiable, perplexing, dangerous fascinating little being that lives now or ought to have lived 2000 years ago.' Byron said this about this Lady Caroline? (4)
28. 'No, sir, nobody; people do tell strange stories that it is haunted, and that he was frightened away by the ghost of the murdered count; and some say, that a bell is tolled by it every night at ________.'Francis Lathom a favourite of Jane's wrote this novel (8)
29. 'A younger son, you know, must be inured to self-_____ and dependence.' Who is this character and what book is this quote said in? (6)
30. 'there were none to praise ; And very few to love' From what Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley book does this quote come from? (8)
31. 'Emma is a story of youth ? youth cocksure, silly, vulnerable, lighthearted, and, on the whole, well meaning' This Ms Gibbons said this. (6)

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1. 'I thought it all over, and in spite of the shame of being so much older felt, with thankfulness, that I was quite as happy now as then . . . . you will not expect to hear that I was asked to dance, but I was ? by the gentleman whom we met that Sunday with Captain D?_________' Who was Jane Austen speaking of? (8)
2. 'Never had the exquisite sight, smell, sensation of nature, _______, warm, and brilliant after a storm, been more attractive to her' (8)
3. This '____ Enchanted star Anne Hathaway was in Becoming Jane as Jane Austen (4)
5. 'Well, Mrs. Weston,'said Emma __________ when he left them, 'what do you say now to Mr. Knightley's marrying Jane Fairfax?' (12)
6. 'She places us in a circle of gentlemen and ladies, and charms us while she tells us with an unconscious accuracy how men should ___to women, and women ___ to men' Anthony Trollope, 1870 on Jane Austen (4)
7. 'High walls, great gates, and old trees, substantial and unmodernized, and the compact, tight parsonage, enclosed in its own neat _____, with a vine and a pear-tree trained round its casements' Which novel carries this description? (6)
8. 'Love, they say is like a Rose;I'm sure tis like the wind that blows,For not a human creature knows, How it comes or where it goes, It is the cause of many woes' What is this game called? (6)
11. 'No one can be really esteemed __________ who does not greatly surpass what is usually met with.'Who says this? (12)
15. 'There is no _____ equal to tenderness of the heart.' (5)
16. 'Bitter jokes about Jane Austen hiding her novels under the blotting paper when people come into the room; quotes Stendhal?s dictum that any woman under fifty who writes, should do so under a pseudonym' Who wrote this novel adding this quote? (5)
18. 'Miss Lambe was beyond comparison the most important and precious, as she paid in proportion to her fortune. She was about seventeen, half mulatto, chilly and tender, had a maid of her own, was to have the best room in the lodgings, and was always of the first consequence in every plan of Mrs. Griffiths' This character could also be considered this. (8)
19. 'Oh! That arch eye of yours! It sees through everything' Which Northanger Abbey character said this? (8)
21. '___, indeed,' cried Mrs. Bennet, offended by his manner of mentioning a country neighbourhood. 'I assure you there is quite as much of THAT going on in the country as in town.' What is Mrs. Bennet also called? (6)
22. 'Jane looked well, and Elizabeth had little opportunity of studying her spirits, ______ the various engagements which the kindness of her aunt had reserved for them' (6)
26. collusion (the illegal agreement and co-operation between the petitioner and the respondent in a divorce action to obtain a judicial dissolution of the marriage), the couple was on its way to receiving a decree ____. If, after six months, it was unaffected by any intervention by the King?s Proctor or any other person it could be made decree absolute upon proper application (4)
27. 'He means to send for his horses immediately, and it is impossible to say when you may see him in ____' Where and who is this quote about? (4)