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Gossip, Sport

January 30, 2013

blair47

“For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbors, and laugh at them in our turn?”

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

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