Prom and Prejudice by Elizabeth Eulberg: Quote Quiz!

 
 
They were published 200 years apart, but they have a ton in common. Of course we’re talking about Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice and Elizabeth Eulberg’s Prom and Prejudice, both of which are quoted below. The thing is, can you tell which quote came from which book? Our thanks to Elizabeth for compiling these quotes!
  1. “I never realized what a luxury kindness could be.”
  2. “Do you really think with your circumstance you’ll be getting other offers?”
  3. “Stupid men are the only ones worth knowing after all.”
  4. “I have been a selfish being all my life…”
  5. “Then I took him in, kneeling before me, giving me the best proposal of all.”
  6. “He seemed to be at a loss for words. No doubt this was the first time such a thing had ever happened to him.”
  7. “It is your turn to say something now, Darcy.”
  8. “I could easily forgive his pride, if he had not mortified mine.”
  9. “To not attend would be a scandal from which a young girl would never be able to recover.”
  10. “Since the first moment I met you. You have been nothing but conceited and standoffish.”
  11. “Laugh as much as you choose, but you will not laugh me out of my opinion.”
  12. “He expressed no regret for what he had done…”

 

Answers: 1. Prom 2. Prom 3. Pride 4. Pride 5. Prom 6. Prom 7. Pride 8. Pride 9. Prom 10. Prom 11. Pride 12. Pride

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