Book: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen | Download Free

 Book: Pride and Prejudice  by Jane Austen | Download Free

Title: Pride and Prejudice
Author: Jane Austen
Release Date: June, 1998 [eBook #1342]
[Most recently updated: August 23, 2021]
Language: English
Character set encoding: UTF-8
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Chapter 1

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.

However little known the feelings or views of such a man may be on his first entering a neighbourhood, this truth is so well fixed in the minds of the surrounding families, that he is considered as the rightful property of some one or other of their daughters.

“My dear Mr. Bennet,” said his lady to him one day, “have you heard that Netherfield Park is let at last?”

Mr. Bennet replied that he had not.

“But it is,” returned she; “for Mrs. Long has just been here, and she told me all about it.”

Mr. Bennet made no answer.

“Do not you want to know who has taken it?” cried his wife impatiently.

You want to tell me, and I have no objection to hearing it.”

This was invitation enough.


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