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mollands.netPlain Jane: “To flatter and follow others, without being flattered and followed in turn, is but a state of half enjoyment.”

-Jane Austen in her letters

How did Jane understand blogging and social media all the way back in the nineteenth century? I suppose before “like” “follow” “share” “repin” and RSS feeds, people still loved to be approved of, popular, and admired. Ah Jane, you know people never change.