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Chapter 19

The next day opened a new scene at Longbourn. Miss Collins made her declaration in form. Having resolved to do it without loss of time, as her leave of absence extended only to the following Saturday, and having no feelings of diffidence to make it distressing to herself even at the moment, she set about it in a very orderly manner, with all the observances which she supposed a regular part of the business. 1,850 more words

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Chapter 18

Till Jonathan entered the drawing-room at Netherfield, and looked in vain for Miss Wickham among the cluster of red coats there assembled, a doubt of her being present had never occurred to him. 5,180 more words

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Chapter 17

Jonathan related to Luke the next day what had passed between Miss Wickham and himself. Luke listened with astonishment and concern; he knew not how to believe that Miss Darcy could be so unworthy of Miss Bingley’s regard; and yet, it was not in his nature to question the veracity of a young woman of such amiable appearance as Wickham. 1,227 more words

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Chapter 16

As no objection was made to the young people’s engagement with their uncle, and all Miss Collins’s scruples of leaving Mrs. and Mr. Bennet for a single evening during her visit were most steadily resisted, the coach conveyed her and her five cousins at a suitable hour to Meryton; and the boys had the pleasure of hearing, as they entered the drawing-room, that Miss Wickham had accepted their aunt’s invitation, and was then in the house. 3,313 more words

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Chapter 15

Miss Collins was not a sensible woman, and the deficiency of nature had been but little assisted by education or society; the greatest part of her life having been spent under the guidance of an illiterate and miserly mother; and though she belonged to one of the universities, she had merely kept the necessary terms, without forming at it any useful acquaintance. 1,644 more words

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Chapter 14

During dinner Mrs. Bennet scarcely spoke at all; but when the servants were withdrawn, she thought it time to have some conversation with her guest, and therefore started a subject in which she expected her to shine, by observing that she seemed very fortunate in her patron. 1,077 more words

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Pride and Prejudice: Let's Talk About Adversity

Hello Blogosphere! My name is Isaiah Frisbie and I am honored to be the writer for Pride and Prejudice. As a freshman myself, I came to Brown with a number of questions, many of which were answered within a matter of weeks while others remain open-ended. 686 more words

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