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A Garden like Jane’s

A Garden like Jane’s

April is the time of year when I love to work in my garden, and this year, I’ve found myself longing to have a garden more like one of Jane Austen’s. In searching through her novels, I noticed with surprise that flowers are not often mentioned. In fact, there are no bouquets from Col. Brandon… more goodness …

Fordyce on Women

Fordyce on Women

When Mr. Collins reads from Fordyce’s Sermons in Pride and Prejudice, I always figured he was reading something dry and preachy. What I didn’t figure was that he was also reading something incredibly sexist. Fordyce wrote several books of sermons, but his Sermons for Young Women was the most popular of his books, extremely popular during… more goodness …