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Chapter 29

Mrs. Collins’s triumph, in consequence of this invitation, was complete. The power of displaying the grandeur of her patron to her wondering visitors, and of letting them see his civility towards herself and her husband, was exactly what she had wished for; and that an opportunity of doing it should be given so soon, was such an instance of Sir Edmund’s condescension, as she knew not how to admire enough. 2,332 more words

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Chapter 28

Every object in the next day’s journey was new and interesting to Jonathan; and his spirits were in a state of enjoyment; for he had seen his brother looking so well as to banish all fear for his health, and the prospect of his northern tour was a constant source of delight. 1,406 more words

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Chapter 27

With no greater events than these in the Longbourn family, and otherwise diversified by little beyond the walks to Meryton, sometimes dirty and sometimes cold, did January and February pass away. 1,236 more words

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Chapter 26

Mr. Gardiner’s caution to Jonathan was punctually and kindly given on the first favourable opportunity of speaking to him alone; after honestly telling him what he thought, he thus went on: 2,313 more words

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#PrideandProtocol: Is Star Wars inspired by Pride and Prejudice?

You decide!

The other night we Drunk Janeites had a grand time discussing the idea on Twitter.

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Chapter 25

After a week spent in professions of love and schemes of felicity, Miss Collins was called from her amiable Christopher by the arrival of Saturday. The pain of separation, however, might be alleviated on her side, by preparations for the reception of her groom; as she had reason to hope, that shortly after her return into Hertfordshire, the day would be fixed that was to make her the happiest of women. 1,453 more words

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Chapter 24

Mr. Bingly’s letter arrived, and put an end to doubt. The very first sentence conveyed the assurance of their being all settled in London for the winter, and concluded with his sister’s regret at not having had time to pay her respect to her friends in Hertfordshire before she left the country. 1,902 more words

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