Pride and Prejudice

Note the sentence in which Austen's perspective on marriage is conveyed.

Chapter 50 page 224

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"She began now to comprehend that he was exactly the man who, in disposition and talents, would most suit her. His understanding and temper, though unlike her own, would have answered all her wishes. It was an union that must have been to the advantage of both; by her ease and liveliness, his mind might have been softened, his manners improved; and from his judgment, information, and knowledge of the world, she must have received benefit of greater importance."


Chapter 50 Pride and Prejudice