How to use Austen in a sentence
The wings in nearly all species have a dappled or speckled appearance, owing to the occurrence of blotches on the front margin and to the arrangement of the scales covering the veins in alternating light and dark patches (Austen).
In the daytime "the gorged females rest motionless on the walls and ceilings of rooms, choosing always the darkest situations for this purpose" (Austen).
Through his mother, a daughter of Nathaniel Austen, banker, of Ramsgate, he inherited Spanish blood.
After spending nearly six years in the office of his uncle, Benjamin Austen, a solicitor, he was tempted to leave England for Ceylon by the prospect of obtaining an appointment in the civil service, and he started in 1839 with the intention of making an overland journey across Asia.
The next summer, however, on Mr. Austen Chamberlain's resignation owing to the Mesopotamia report, he returned to the India Office as Secretary of State and began a tenure of that post which will always be memorable in Indian annals.Advertisement
In 1863 Captain Godwin Austen accompanied Sir Ashley Eden's mission to the court of the Deb raja, and made a survey of the route to Punakha.
Chamberlain remained colonial secretary, his son Austen being postmaster-general with a seat in the cabinet.
He also published sympathetic monographs on Cowper and Jane Austen, and attempted verse in Bay Leaves and Specimens of Greek Tragedy.
He had some odd dislikes, and could find nothing in Aristophanes, Cervantes, Shelley, Scott, Miss Austen, Dickens.
As the movement proceeded, Mr. Law was regarded as, along with Mr. Austen Chamberlain, the most decided Tariff Reformer left in the Ministry after Mr. Chamberlain's resignation.Advertisement
The withdrawal of Mr. Chamberlain from active work in Parliament, owing to ill-health, left the stalwart Tariff Reform Ministry without a leader; his son, Mr. Austen Chamberlain, was his natural representative; but Mr. Law, by a series of fighting speeches both in the House and in the country, made himself particularly congenial to the more prominent members of that section.
This loyal attitude, no doubt, was one of the reasons, and his strong Tariff Reform programme was another, which recommended him to his party as Mr. Balfour's successor in the leadership when the claims of Mr. Austen Chamberlain and Mr. (afterwards Lord) Long appeared to divide the Unionists pretty evenly.
He brought seven of his colleagues into the Cabinet with him - Lord Lansdowne, Mr. Balfour, Mr. Austen Chamberlain, D'Ir.
His discoveries were afterwards verified by Godwin Austen, and ultimately by the Committee of the British Association, whose explorations were carried on under the guidance of Wm.
In Bloomsbury Square lived the Austens, and to their house, a great resort of similar persons, Mrs Austen cordially welcomed him.Advertisement
It is therefore a probable conjecture that Mrs Austen, a clever woman of the world, helped him from her knowledge.
This finer work was the outcome of his friendship with Lady Austen, a widow who, on a visit to her sister, the wife of the vicar of the neighbouring village of Clifton, made the acquaintance of Cowper and Mrs Unwin.
Lady Austen determined to give up her house in London and to settle in Olney.
But in 1784 the friendship was at an end, doubtless through Mrs Unwin's jealousy of Lady Austen.
At the same time he welcomed the fact that Mr Chamberlain's son, Mr Austen Chamberlain, was ready to remain a member of the government.Advertisement
Jane's nephew Edward Austen and her brother Frank became the front-runners.
Charlotte Bronte extolled the " blossom blanched orchard trees whose boughs droop like white garlands " while Jane Austen praised the bountiful apple tree.
Many young women reading Austen in her own lifetime would have become governesses, teaching the children of the rich.
Jane Austen's Mansfield Park features a heroine called Fanny - should we change her name too?
I have never been a fan of period films or Jane Austen, but I was absolutely mesmerized by each frame of this adaptation.Advertisement
The Jane Austen Book club features a reading group who only read novels by Jane Austen.
About the Author Austen Atkinson's most enduring passion is history, and he has had a life-long obsession with lost civilizations and cities.
Jane Austen's House is a 17 th century redbrick building where the author lived from 1809 until shortly before her death in 1817.
Jane Austen 's House is a 17 th century redbrick building where the author lived from 1809 until shortly before her death in 1817.
Jane Austen provides us with Mr. Darcy, the Bingleys and the Bennets.Advertisement
One of the most notable is Bride and Prejudice, a Hollywood take on Jane Austen's popular novel Pride and Prejudice.
In August 2007, Hathaway starred in a "role of a lifetime" as 19th century British writer Jane Austen in Becoming Jane.
The movie is loosely based on Austen's life and how she struggled with issues of class, romance and wealth.
If you are looking for something that makes you feel like you've just stepped out of a Jane Austen novel, or anything else with a retro look, there are a lot of new and vintage patterns out there.
Dresses like the "Josephine" can be used for any Jane Austen heroine, and the Madame du Pompadour can just as easily be Marie Antoinette or whomever you like.Advertisement
Jane Austen refers to courtship as the time after the engagement has been announced and approved, but before the wedding takes place.
Like the card parties of Jane Austen's day, you can set up several tables in your biggest room or rooms and have multiple games on offer so there is something for everyone.
Women might be interested in a Jane Austen party, where card games were all the rage.