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I knew a lady very like your sister — the same impulsive sweetness of temper — who was forced into, as you put it, a better acquaintance with the world. The result was only ruination and despair. Do not desire it, Miss Dashwood.

What the incomes of the people in Jane Austen´s books are worth today :) 

source: http://janeaustensworld.wordpress.com/2008/02/10/the-economics-of-pride-and-prejudice-or-why-a-single-man-with-a-fortune-of-4000-per-year-is-a-desirable-husband/

Here is a newer one on my blog, made by the telegraph :) 

http://therealelizabethbennet.tumblr.com/post/96195873031/so-apparently-the-income-pictures-on-my-blog-are

Enjoy