Posts Tagged ‘Austen’

Anne Marie writes:

In 19th century novels, pertinent identifying details will be left out but represented by a blank, for example – “The militia was sent to the north in the county of ——–shire.”

Why is this?

First, thank you, thank you, thank you for asking a literature question I tend to get more science ones than anything else.  And that’s vaguely remembered from Jane Austen isn’t it?

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