For Only $40,000, Jane Austen’s Ring Can Be Yours
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  • dearieme

    I own Thomas Carlyle’s smoking cap. Any offers?

  • thibaud

    Maybe Mr. Bingley will buy it. “I wouldn’t be as fastidious as you for a kingdom, Darcy.”

    Anyway, For the love of God, it’s a better investment than other objets d’art on the market these days:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/For_the_Love_of_God

  • Immanuel Goldstein

    I have Occam’s razor. It’s somewhat worn by now and doesn’t keep an edge like it used to, but It can still shave the hair off of a ripe peach.

  • My dear Immanuel @3. I know, I know – I borrowed it embarrassingly long ago and been using it to shave the coarse curly hair off conspiracy theories for many years. That probably explains the dullness. I promise I shall send it off to you in the morning Express Mail so you can put it up for auction at Sotheby’s and receive your just reward.

  • Ernst Blofeld

    In the hands of a modern-day George Wickham this would be like Osama bin Laden with the nuclear launch codes. “Hey, baby, come up to my place to see my etchings and wear Jane Austen’s ring?”

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