"I often think that this cannot be the 18th C in which we live at present, for ancient history can hardly produce anything more barbarous and cruel than our neighbours in France."
(The sound of mirthless laughter.) One could say the same in any century. People never change, do they? I don't come across that much about Charlotte except Prinny's whining, but I always take that with a grain of snuff.
I'm learning about her now and she's actually pretty interesting in her simple sort of way