Variations on Jane Austen





It is well known to every schoolboy and even every Bachelor of Arts
That a wealthy young man will eventually have had enough of tarts.
No, what he needs to set him up in life and ensure that he stays on the straight and narrow
Is not so much a series of one-night stands and similar unsatisfactory liaisons as a long-term lawful, and possibly blessed, union in which his chosen one will sooner or later farrow.