“Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilised by education: they grow there, firm as weeds among stones.” ― Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre
A manuscript by Charlotte Brontë that fits comfortably into the palm.The miniature booklet, one of six handwritten "Young Men's Magazines" made by the author when she was 14, is now at La Musée des Lettres et Manuscrits in Paris. The manuscript is set in Glass Town, a fictional world created by the teenage Brontës, and contains 4,000 words over 19 pages. Photo credit: AFP / Getty Images
Charlotte Brontë ( 21 April 1816 – 31 March was an English novelist and poet, the eldest of the three Brontë sisters who survived into adulthood, whose novels are English literature standards. She wrote Jane Eyre under the pen name Currer Bell.