Mansfield Park by Jane Austen – Project Gutenberg

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Unfortunate Shifts in Language over the Centuries, and How They Affect Great Works of Literature. (Presented by She-of-the-filthy-mind.)

Part I: Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park

“This will be a bad day’s amusement for you if you are to be knocked up. Every sort of exercise fatigues her so soon, Miss Crawford, except riding.”

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