her handwriting look like?
Thanks to a kind soul developing a special font based on Jane Austen's original handwriting, we can see what any phrase might have looked like.
The famous opening line of Pride and Prejudice -
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.
..would have looked a bit like this:
This was created using the Jane Austen font which can be downloaded here: Jane Austen font
A facsimile of one of Jane Austen's letters can be seen here
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