Austen or Bronte?

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Can you name the sources of these quotations from Jane Austen and the Bronte sisters?

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'Reading is my favourite occupation, when I have leisure for it and books to read.'
'Wise people say it is folly to think anybody perfect; and as to likes and dislikes, we should be friendly to all, and worship none.'
'Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilised by education.'
'What! Would I be turned back from doing a thing that I had determined to do, and that I knew to be right, by the airs and interference of such a person, or any person I may say?'
'It is foolish to wish for beauty. Sensible people never either desire it for themselves or care about it in others.'
'But your mind is warped by an innate principle of general integrity, and, therefore, not accessible to the cool reasonings of family partiality, or a desire of revenge.'
'Can I speak plainer? Do not consider me now as an elegant female, intending to plague you, but as a rational creature, speaking the truth from her heart.'
'I am now quite cured of seeking pleasure in society, be it country or town. A sensible man ought to find sufficient company in himself.'
'If I could not be persuaded into doing what I thought wrong, I never will be tricked into it.'”
'I have not broken your heart -- you have broken it; and in breaking it, you have broken mine.”'
'When pain is over, the remembrance of it often becomes a pleasure. One does not love a place the less for having suffered in it, unless it has been all suffering.'
'There is, I believe, in every disposition a tendency to some particular evil, a natural defect, which not even the best education can overcome.'
QuoteSourceCharacter; Novel
'The memory is sometimes so retentive, so serviceable, so obedient; at others, so bewildered and so weak; and at others again, so tyrannic, so beyond controul!'
'I have not much pride under such circumstances; I would always rather be happy than dignified.'
'Because your merit cries out upon myself, I have been trying to do it away.'
'It was a smile ill-suited to the conversation that had passed; a saucy playful smile, seeming to invite in order to subdue me; at least it appeared so to me.'
'I know how soon youth would fade and bloom perish, if, in the cup of bliss offered, but one dreg of shame, or one flavour of remorse were detected.'
'Shyness is only the effect of a sense of inferiority in some way or other. If I could persuade myself that my manners were perfectly easy and graceful, I should not be shy.'
'All true histories contain instruction.'
'There are few people whom I really love, and still fewer of whom I think well. The more I see of the world, the more am I dissatisfied with it.'
'No man is offended by another man's admiration of the woman he loves; it is the woman only who can make it a torment.'
'Life is so constructed that an event does not, cannot, will not, match the expectation.'
'God mingles something of the balm of mercy even in vials of the most corrosive woe.'
'Were I to fall in love, indeed, it would be a different thing. But I have never been in love; it is not my way, or my nature; and I do not think I ever shall.'

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