Themed 13x13 Standard Crossword - Compiled By stellam

Date: 04 Jan 2012 Title: Jane AustenLletters 1796 - 1799 et al

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1. Imagine to yourself everything most profligate and shocking in the way of dancing and sitting down together - 1796 (6)
4. Wednesday, 23rd.-I wish my dear _____ many returns of this day, and that she may on every return enjoy as much pleasure as she is now receiving from her doll's-beds. - 1799 (5)
8. Marguerite Radclyffe-Hall author of 'The _____ Lamp (5)
9. I will not pretend to say that on a first veiw, she quite answered the opinion I had formed of her.-My Mother I am sure will be disappointed, if she does not take great care. From what I remember of her picture, it is no great resemblance - 1796 (7)
10. The tediousness of a two hours? wait at Petty France, in which there was nothing to be done but to eat without being hungry, and loiter about without anything to see, next followed ? and her admiration of the style in which they travelled, of the fashionable chaise and four ? postilions handsomely liveried, rising so regularly in their _____s, and numerous outriders properly mounted, sunk a little under this consequent inconvenience - Northanger Abbey (7)
11. I can perfectly comprehend Mrs. ____'s distress and perplexity. She has all those kind of foolish and incomprehensible feelings which would make her fancy herself uncomfortable in such a party. I love her, however, in spite of all her nonsense -1799 (4)
12. Franz Peter Schubert: Der Hirt ___ dem Felsen D 965 (3)
14. Catherine?s spirits revived as they drove from the door; for with Miss Tilney she felt no restraint; and, with the interest of a road entirely new to her, of an abbey before, and a curricle behind, she caught the last ____ of Bath without any regret, and met with every milestone before she expected it Northanger Abbey (4)
15. ____, Robert Keith. Contest for Cultural Authority - Hazelitt, Coleridge, and the Distresses of the Regency (4)
18. to agree with or approve in a physical sense (3)
21. period in history with a name, often relating to common characteristic(s), even if this is not the normal way to organize time also used to describe politic periods ie: Victorian (4)
23. 1. If any one faculty of our nature may be called more wonderful than the rest, I do think it is memory. There seems something more speakingly incomprehensible in the powers, the failures, the inequalities of memory, than in any other of our intelligences. The memory is sometimes so retentive, so serviceable, so obedient; at others, so bewildered and so weak; and at others again, so tyrannic, so beyond control! We are, to be sure, a miracle every way; but our powers of recollecting and of forgetting do seem peculiarly past finding ___. 2. uttered by the mouth; spoken (7)
25. Romain _____ (29 January 1866 ? 30 December 1944) was a French dramatist, novelist, essayist, art historian and mystic who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1915 (7)
26. Judaism leavened food which may not be eaten during Passover (5)
27. ' I will not torment myself any longer by remaining among friends whose society it is impossible to _____' Sense and Sensibility (5)
28. My father will write to Admiral Gambier.-He must already have received so much satisfaction from his acquaintance & Patronage of _____, that he will be delighted I dare say to have another of the family introduced to him.- 1798 (6)


1. Her face, from what I could see of it one evening, appeared not at all altered. She and the gentlemen walked up here on Monday night-she came in the morning with the Cages from Hythe - 1796 (6)
2. We have neither of us yet finished the first volume. my father is disappointed-I am not, for I expected nothing better. Never did any book carry more internal evidence of its author. Every sentiment is completely Egerton's - 1798 (7)
3. Mrs. Weston, with her baby on her knee, indulging in such reflections as these, was one of the happiest women in the world. If any thing could increase her delight, it was perceiving that the baby would soon have ______ its first set of caps. - Emma (8)
4. Where so many hours have been spent in convincing myself that I am right, is there not some reason to ____ I may be wrong? (4)
5. genus of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Muricidae, the murex snails or rock snails (5)
6. 'Accordingly, I have lived with her for the last 8 years of my Life, during which time she provided me with some of the first rate Masters, who taught me all the accomplishments requisite for one of my sex and rank. Under their instructions I learned Dancing, Music, Drawing & various Languages, by which means I became more accomplished than any other Taylor's Daughter in Wales. Never was there a happier creature than I was, till within the last half year -- but I should have told you before that the principal Estate in our Neighbourhood belongs to Charles Adams, the owner of the brick House, you see y______.' JACK & ALICE (6)
7. The hoopoe is an exotic looking bird that is the size of a mistle thrush. It has a pinkish-brown body, striking black and white (5)
13. There are two Traits in her character which are pleasing; namely, she admires Camilla, & drinks no cream in her Tea. If you should ever see Lucy, You may tell her, that I scolded Miss _________ for her negligence in writing, as she desired me to do, but without being able to bring her to any proper sense of Shame-That Miss _______ says in her defence that as every Body whom Lucy knew when she was in Canterbury, has now left it, she has nothing at all to write to her about - 1796 (8)
16. Mrs. _______ is not much admired in Dorsetshire; the good-natured world, as usual, extolled her beauty so highly, that all the neighbourhood have had the pleasure of being disappointed. - 1798 (7)
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19. My attachment to him will be more durable. I shall think with tenderness and delight on his beautiful and smiling countenance and interesting manners till a few years have turned him - 1798 (5)
20. ______is very cruel about my writing music, and, as a punishment for her, I should insist upon always writing out all hers for her in future, if I were not punishing myself at the same time. - 1799 (6)
22. ___ through the sultry hours of June,From morning blithe to golden noon,And till the star of evening climbs The gray-blue East, a world too soonThere sings a Thrush amid the limes. My Thrush, Mortimer- Collins (5)
24. She is not tidy enough in her appearance; she has no dressing-gown to sit up in; her curtains are all too thin, and things are not in that comfort and style about her which are necessary to make such a situation an enviable one - 1798 (4)