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New Jane Austen manuscript criticises 'men repeating prayers by rote'

Posted at 7:56AM Tuesday 04 Feb 2014

A newly uncovered manuscript in which Jane Austen writes of men reciting prayers unthinkingly could shed light on the gestation of one of her novels.

Now conservation experts are painstakingly lifting the snippet from the book it is stuck into so scholars can read the mysterious words she wrote on the back.

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