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Date: 06 Apr 2011 Title: Eliza Hancock-De Feuillide-Austen and Cousin Jane

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1. Steventon, Bath and Chawton for Jane would have called. (12)
9. Casimir was primarily known as an outstanding military leader during the Eighty Years War or Dutch War of Independence, (1568?1648) (5)
10. The second novel inspired by Jane's cousin (9)
11. (7)
12. 1. is also a Sino-Japanese morpheme for 'big,' appearing in a number of Japanese words and names and even a few pseudo Japanese words, such as Daikatana 2. Third son of Asher, Genesis 46 17 founder of a family called after him, though in the Authorized Version appearing as THE Jesuites (7)
13. 'You pierce my soul. I am half agony, half hope...I have loved ____ but you' (4)
15. the things that a person owns or has with him; possessions; effects (10)
18. 'Though misfortunes my footsteps may ever attend I hope I shall never have need of a Freind as an innocent Heart I will ever preserve and will never from Virtue's dear boundaries swerve' Which Juvenilia novel is this from? (10)
19. ?A most scandalous, ill-natured rumour has just reached me, and I write, dear Fanny, to warn you against giving the least credit to it, should it spread into the country. Depend upon it, there is some mistake, and that a day or two will clear it up; at any rate, that Henry is blameless, and in spite of a moment?s etourderie, thinks of nobody but you.? Which character said this? (4)
22. 'My conduct shall speak for me; ________, distance, time shall speak for me. They shall prove that, as far as you can be deserved by anybody, I do deserve you' (7)
24. This Eastern German town is famous for the manufacture of porcelain, based on extensive local deposits of china clay kaolin and potter's clay potter's earth (7)
26. The third novel inspired by Jane's cousin (9)
27. This brother of Jane, then courted Eliza, and married her in December 1797. (5)
28. Eliza's first marriage was to a French Army Captain (12)


1. 'I cannot easily resolve on anything so serious as marriage, especially as I am not at present in want of _____.' (5)
2. the composer of a literary work, as distinguished from a compiler, translator, editor, or copyist. (6)
3. 1. 'These two girls had been above an hour in the place, happily employed in visiting an opposite milliner, watching the sentinel on guard, and dressing a _____ and cucumber' 2. 'Nobody can ____ what I suffer! But it is always so. Those who do not complain are never pitied.' (9)
4. Henry Austen, Jane Austen's favorite brother; he was witty and enthusiastic in whatever he did, but not always successful. He entered Oxford University in 1788, married Eliza de Feuillide who died in 1813, and eventually _____ up as a Calvinist-leaning minister, after a business bankruptcy in 1815 (5)
5. Eliza's only son, named after Warren her godfather, died in 1801. (8)
6. 'More than any of Austen's other novels, this is the one in which the good end happily and the bad unhappily. One character is even sent to live for the rest of her life in a small house with horrible, nagging Aunt Norris - than which, I assure you, no greater Hell is possible' This Author Ms Clarke a comment on Mansfield Park (9)
7. 'I have never yet found that the advice of a sister could prevent a young man's being in love if he chose it.' Who said this? (6)
8. Eliza was born here and her father was the first Governor-General of Bengal. (6)
14. Neglect of using; failure to use (9)
16. 1. A river in Poland and the Czech Republic, the right tributary of the Oder River. It flows from the Silesian Beskids through southern Cieszyn Silesia in Poland 2. Jane's brother Francis upon leaving the Canopus after the battle of St. Domingo he won an accession of honours and prize-money evidently encouraged him to think that he could now afford to marry Mary Gibson, and so the date of 24 July was chosen. Francis had won a vase and this in his prize winnings. (9)
17. 1. 'There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. __ courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me' 2. 'Expect a most agreeable letter, for not being overburdened with subject (having nothing at all to say), there shall be no check to my genius from beginning to ___ ' 3. ' What tho? to love and softs delights a ___ ,By ladies hated, hated by the beau,Yet social freedom, long to courts unknown,Fair health, fair truth, and virtue are thy own' excerpt from IMITATION V.Solis ad ortusVanescit fumus. Lucan. by Isaac Hawkins Browne (8)
18. Military Arms & Armour excluding Firearms in the 12th and 13th centuries a large helmet reaching and supported by the shoulders (6)
20. 1. A basic unit of currency in Japan 2. 'In her, rare union, were combined a fair form, and a fairer mind; Hers fancy quick, and clear good sense,A heart as warm as ever beat, A temper even; calm & sweet. Though quick & keen her mental ___ Poor nature's foibles to espy, And seemed forever on the watch, Yet not a word she ever penned Which hurt the feelings of a friend' (6)
21. 'This is insufferable! My dearest friend, I was never so enraged before, and must relieve myself by writing to you, who I know will enter into all my feelings. Who should come on Tuesday but Sir James Martin! Guess my astonishment, and vexation ? for, as you well know, I never _____ him to be seen at Churchhill' (6)
23. any of various fragrant oleoresins from tropical trees (family Burseraceae) used chiefly in varnishes, lacquers, and printing inks (5)
25. A commune in the Bouches-du-Rh?ne department in southern France (5)