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An 1894 engraving depicts chapter 18 of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. De Agostini Picture Library/Getty Images hide caption

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The Enduring Legacy Of Jane Austen's 'Truth Universally Acknowledged'

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The Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, poses at Winchester Cathedral in England on Tuesday, with the new 10-pound note featuring the image of Jane Austen. Two hundred years to the day since Jane Austen was laid to rest at Winchester's grand cathedral, the bank unveiled a new 10-pound note featuring the beloved author. Steve Parsons/AP hide caption

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