…for Elegance & Ease & Luxury–… I shall eat Ice & drink French wine, & be above Vulgar Economy

Today continues a letter begun the day before in 1808, with Jane Austen staying at Godmersham and enjoying luxuries there beyond what she has at home — though I must say I would even welcome an opportunity to sit and share a humble glass of orange wine with her!

1st July 1808 – continued from day before

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