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Chapter 7

Mrs. Bennet’s property consisted almost entirely in an estate of two thousand a year, which, unfortunately, for her sons, was entailed, in default of heirs-female, on a distant relation; and their father’s fortune, though ample for his situation in life, could but ill supply the deficiency in hers. 1,958 more words

Jane Austen

Pride and Prejudice

Starting off easy with one of my favorite books. I watched the 2005 movie before I actually read the book, so I knew all the characters and the plot. 2,433 more words


Chapter 6

The gentlemen of Longbourn soon waited on those of Netherfield. The visit was returned in due form. Mr. Luke Bennet’s pleasing manners grew on the good will of Mr. 2,329 more words

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Chapter 5

Within a short walk of Longbroun lived a family with whom the Bennets were particularly intimate. Lady Ann Lucas had been formerly in trade in Meryton, where she had made a tolerable fortune, and risen to the honour of knighthood by an address to the King, during his mayoralty. 879 more words

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Chapter 4

When Luke and Jonathan were alone, the former, who had been cautious in his praise of Miss Bingley before, expressed to his brother how very much he admired her. 1,035 more words

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Chapter 3

 Not all that Mr. Bennet, however, with the assistance of his five sons, could ask on the subject was sufficient to draw from his wife any satisfactory description of Miss Bingley. 1,680 more words

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Chapter 2

Mrs. Bennet was among the earliest of those who waited on Miss Bingley. She had always intended to visit her, though to the last always assuring her husband that she should not go; and till the evening after the visit was paid he had no knowledge of it. 756 more words

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