Or try the
Jane Austin Homepage, dedicated to the famous “Calamity
Jane” Austin, early 19th Century Texan author,
frontierswoman, and proto-feminist. With reviews of her works
Winchester Park, The Persuader, and
Fence and Fencibility.
The problem with
defending the purity of the English language is that English is about
as pure as a cribhouse whore. We don't just borrow words; on occasion,
English has pursued other languages down alleyways to beat them
unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary.