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This is post 17 of 17 in the series “Pride and Prejudice” Happy for all her maternal feelings was the day on which Mrs. Bennet got rid of her two most deserving daughters. With what delighted pride she afterwards visited Mrs. Bingley, and talked of Mrs.Darcy, may be guessed. Follow me






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This is post 16 of 17 in the series “Pride and Prejudice” ‘Mr. Darcy, I am a very selfish creature, and for the sake of giving relief to my own feelings care not how much I may be wounding yours. I can no longer help thanking you for your unexampled kindness to my poor sister. […]






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This is post 15 of 17 in the series “Pride and Prejudice” It was too early in the morning for visitors, and besides, the equipage did not answer to that of any of their neighbours. It was Lady Catherine de Bourgh. She entered the room with an air more than usually ungracious, made no other […]






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This is post 14 of 17 in the series “Pride and Prejudice” A few days after this visit, Mr. Bingley called again, and alone. He came, and in such very good time that the ladies were none of them dressed. In ran Mrs. Bennet to her daughter’s room, in her dressing gown, and with her […]






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This is post 13 of 17 in the series “Pride and Prejudice” ‘Well, well, and so Mr. Bingley is coming down, sister,’ (for Mrs. Philips first brought her the news). ‘Well, so much the better. Not that I care about it, though. He is nothing to us, you know, and I am sure I never […]






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This is post 1 of 7 in the series “Dress history” The fashion of the Regency Era (1795 – 1820) is one of the best ways to show the feminine beauty. It appeared in Europe as an attempt to abolish the huge crinolines and exaggerated forms of the previous fashion ears. The dresses were very […]






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This is post 12 of 17 in the series “Pride and Prejudice” After the wedding Lydia and her husband came to Longbourn. The family were assembled in the breakfast room to receive them. Smiles decked the face of Mrs. Bennet, as the carriage drove up to the door; her husband looked impenetrably grave; her daughters, […]






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This is post 11 of 17 in the series “Pride and Prejudice” ‘Since writing the above, dearest Lizzy, something has occurred of a most unexpected and serious nature; but I am afraid of alarming you—be assured that we are all well. What I have to say relates to poor Lydia. An express came at twelve […]






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This is post 10 of 17 in the series “Pride and Prejudice” While visiting Kitty and Lydia in London Elizabeth and Jane learned some news about Mr. Wickham. ‘There is no danger of Wickham’s marrying Mary King—there’s for you! She is gone down to her uncle at Liverpool; gone to stay. Wickham is safe.’said Lydia. […]






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This is post 9 of 17 in the series “Pride and Prejudice” ‘I confess,’ said Mr. Collins, ‘that I should not have been at all surprised by her Ladyship’s asking us on Sunday to drink tea and spend the evening at Rosings. I rather expected, from my knowledge of her affability, that it would happen. […]






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This is post 8 of 17 in the series “Pride and Prejudice” Jane had already written a few lines to her sister, to announce their safe arrival in London; and when she wrote again, Elizabeth hoped it would be in her power to say something of the Bingleys. Her impatience for this second letter was […]






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This is post 7 of 17 in the series “Pride and Prejudice” On the following Monday, Mrs. Bennet had the pleasure of receiving her brother and his wife, who came, as usual, to spend the Christmas as Longbourn. Mr. Gardiner was a sensible, gentlemanlike man, greatly superior to his sister, as well by nature as […]






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This is post 6 of 17 in the series “Pride and Prejudice” The Bennets were engaged to dine with the Lucases; and again, during the chief of the day, was Miss Lucas so kind as to listen to Mr. Collins. Elizabeth took an opportunity of thanking her. ‘It keeps him in good humour,’ said she, […]






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This is post 5 of 17 in the series “Pride and Prejudice” Soon after their return a letter was delivered to Miss Bennet; it came from Netherfield, and was opened immediately. The envelope contained a sheet of elegant, little, hot-pressed paper, well covered with a lady’s fair, flowing hand; and Elizabeth saw her sister’s countenance […]






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This is post 4 of 17 in the series “Pride and Prejudice” The next day opened a new scene at Longbourn. Mr. Collins made his declaration in form. Having resolved to do it without loss of time, as his leave of absence extended only to the following Saturday, and having no feelings of diffidence to […]






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This is post 3 of 17 in the series “Pride and Prejudice” The two first dances, however, brought a return of distress: they were dances of mortification. Mr. Collins, awkward and solemn, apologizing instead of attending, and often moving wrong without being aware of it, gave her all the shame and misery which a disagreeable […]






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This is post 2 of 17 in the series “Pride and Prejudice” Mr. Bennet received a letter from his cousin Mr. Collins, who was the future owner of Longbourn after Mr. Bennets death. He wished to visit the Bennets and in a couple of days he did. Follow me