Thursday, April 17, 2008

Dissipation! or, A Week of Blogging about London, Part III

{An Election Entertainment (1754), by William Hogarth}

From Jane Austen: A Life (1997), by Claire Tomalin
There were plenty of jokes for Cassandra. On arriving in London, [Jane wrote] "Here I am once more in this Scene of Dissipation & vice, and I begin already to find my Morals corrupted."

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