If I were to be so lucky to be able to achieve this in my lifetime, I could die a happy man. I miss writing letters. 

 This was my first time trying to write with a quill. They had a really cool replica writing desk at the Jane Austen Centre where you could practice, which was a *little* more conducive to my interests than trying on period appropriate dresses (their other interactive exhibit). 

 Full quote: 

 “I have now attained the true art of letter writing, which we are always told, is to express on paper exactly what one would say to the same person by word of mouth.” - Jane Austen

If I were to be so lucky to be able to achieve this in my lifetime, I could die a happy man. I miss writing letters.

This was my first time trying to write with a quill. They had a really cool replica writing desk at the Jane Austen Centre where you could practice, which was a *little* more conducive to my interests than trying on period appropriate dresses (their other interactive exhibit).

Full quote:

“I have now attained the true art of letter writing, which we are always told, is to express on paper exactly what one would say to the same person by word of mouth.” - Jane Austen