"I do not write for such dull elves as have not a great deal of ingenuity themselves."
January 29, 1813 letter to her sister, Cassandra.
SHE REALLY MEANT IT!
In Death and Dreams
4 days ago
“There are a few Typical errors–& a ‘said he’ or a ‘said she’ would sometimes make the Dialogue more immediately clear–but ‘I do not write for such dull Elves As have not a great deal of Ingenuity themselves.'”
"Mr. Floor is low in my estimation"