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I declare

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New £10 note featuring Jane Austen enters circulation.

 

“I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading!”

 

 

Jane  Austen,  Pride and Prejudice.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Perfect happiness

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Nu couché (1917-1918), by Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920). This painting was (02.11.2015) sold to an unnamed Chinese buyer at Christie’s for $170.4 million, the second-highest price ever for a work of art at auction.

 

«La felicitat perfecta, fins i tot en la memòria, no és habitual.»

 

«Perfect happiness, even in memory, is not common.»

 

Jane Austen (1775-1817), Emma (1815). Traducció Alba Dedeu. Martorell: Adesiara, 2014, cap. 27, p. 281.