I shall not be easy until I have explained everything. (NA Ch 10)

Throughout this website (and the books), Quilted Diamonds: Jane Austen, Jane Stickle & Friends, and Quilted Diamonds 2: more Austen-tatious diamonds to hand piece, there are many phrases and sentences in italics, which are quotations from Jane Austen s novels. This is not a scholarly exercise, but a playful romp through six of the most delightful, funny, perfect novels in the English language.

P&P = Pride & Prejudice
S&S = Sense & Sensibility
P = Persuasion
MP = Mansfield Park
NA = Northanger Abbey
E = Emma

Before the evening concluded, a new source of felicity arose to her. (NA Ch 10)