19.05.02 – Sunday
Sunshine and late rising, then baroque.
Her early impressions were incurable. She prized the frank, the open-hearted, the eager character beyond all others. Warmth and enthusiasm did captivate her still. She felt that she could so much more depend upon the sincerity of those who sometimes looked or said a careless or a hasty thing, than of those whose prescence of mind never varied, whose tongue never slipped.
– Jane Austen,