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Austen


Austen [aw-stuh n] Examples noun

  1. Jane,1775–1817, English novelist.

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for austen Contemporary Examples of austen

  • Austen is perfectly aware that many books called novels do not display “the greatest powers of the mind.”

    The Birth of the Novel

    Nick Romeo

    November 27, 2014

  • Austen does no better than the lexicographers at delineating a set that comprises all but only novels.

    The Birth of the Novel

    Nick Romeo

    November 27, 2014

  • Austen, Eliot, and James sometimes complemented their essential seriousness with humorous minor characters and subplots.

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    July 25, 2014

  • “A lot of slaves would protect themselves from punishment by being beloved,” Austen said.

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  • He and Austen had sex with hustlers, or “trade” as Vidal called the handsome, “straight-acting” young men he liked.

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    Tim Teeman

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  • Historical Examples of austen

  • And my daughter is second fiddle, thought Mrs. Austen, who said: “How interesting!”

    The Paliser case

    Edgar Saltus

  • A person had the temerity to elbow Mrs. Austen and the audacity to smile at her.

    The Paliser case

    Edgar Saltus

  • He bent over Margaret’s hand, touched two of Mrs. Austen’s fingers.

    The Paliser case

    Edgar Saltus

  • Mrs. Austen, who was looking at him, saw it and thought: He is a gentleman.

    The Paliser case

    Edgar Saltus

  • Through glasses, which she did not need, Mrs. Austen surveyed it.

    The Paliser case

    Edgar Saltus

  • British Dictionary definitions for austen Austen noun

    1. Jane. 1775–1817, English novelist, noted particularly for the insight and delicate irony of her portrayal of middle-class families. Her completed novels are Sense and Sensibility (1811), Pride and Prejudice (1813), Mansfield Park (1814), Emma (1816), Northanger Abbey (1818), and Persuasion (1818)

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