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Sunday, October 17

Jane Austen Throwdown: Ministers

"Let deceitful lips be made dumb.." Mr. Elton, Emma, 2010
Of all the men in Jane Austen's life and novels, whose Sunday sermon would you be willing to sit through?

David Bamber as Mr. Collins, Pride and Prejudice 1995

Whose Sunday sermon would you listen to?
Rev. George Austen, Jane' father
Rev. James Austen, Jane's oldest brother
Rev. Henry Austen, Jane's favorite brother
Mr. Collins, Pride and Prejudice
Mr. Elton, Emma
Dr. Grant, Mansfield Park
Edward Ferrars, Sense and Sensibility
Henry Tilney, Northanger Abbey free polls


Nonna Beach said...

The agreeable and humble Edward F. would give the most wonderful messages to his flock because Elinor would be doing the majority of the editing/critical opinion of each message.

Enid Wilson said...

Definitely Jane Austen's father. He who raised the greatest novelist.

My Darcy Mutates

Meredith R. said...

I voted for Mr Collins. Listening to him would either be a yawn or a hoot!