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Notes and Reflections on Books and Media

by Hannah Leitheiser

Moderate Income

Sense and Sensibility

Jane Austen




"'And yet two thousand a year is a very moderate income,' said Marianne. 'A family cannot well be maintained on a smaller. I am sure I am not extravagant in my demands. A proper establishment of servants, a carriage, perhaps two, and hunters, cannot be supported on less.'" - Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility (1811)