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Singing, Proud

January 29, 2013

Edmund_Blair_Leighton_-_Singing_to_the_reverend

“We all know him to be a proud, unpleasant sort of man; but this would be nothing if you really liked him.”

In keeping with the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s ‘Pride and Prejudice’, here is another quote from that work, and in accompaniment is the painting ‘Singing to the Reverend’ by Edmund Blair Leighton, a Pre-Raphaelite artist who delved into some feminine romantic Regency themes.

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