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Bingley; and the train of agreeable reflections which her observations gave birth to, made her perhaps almost as happy as Jane. There is nothing he would not do for her. The Miss Webbs all play, and their father has not so good an income as yours. In a few minutes he approached the table where she was sitting with Kitty; and, while pretending to admire her work said in a whisper, “Go to your father, he wants you in the library. When that business was over, he applied to Miss Bingley and Elizabeth for an indulgence of some music. But we considered it, we talked of it as impossible. Bennet withdrew to the library, she saw Mr. It was dated from Rosings, at eight o’clock in the morning, and was as follows:— “Be not alarmed, madam, on receiving this letter, by the apprehension of its containing any repetition of those sentiments or renewal of those offers which were last night so disgusting to you. Darcy, after inquiring of her how Mr. Gardiner, after general assurances of his affection for her and all her family, told her that he meant to be in London the very next day, and would assist Mr. ” “No, no, nonsense, Lizzy. ” “True; and nobody can ever be introduced in a ball-room. I feel as if I had never done you justice, or loved you as you deserve. ” He then shut the door, and, coming up to her, claimed the good wishes and affection of a sister. I had not the smallest idea of their being ever felt in such a way. They have each their advantages, and I can be equally happy in either. The housekeeper came forward, and told them it was a picture of a young gentleman, the son of her late master’s steward, who had been brought up by him at his own expense. There are undoubtedly many who could not say the same, but thanks to Lady Catherine de Bourgh, I am removed far beyond the necessity of regarding little matters. Lydia’s intention of walking to Meryton was not forgotten; every sister except Mary agreed to go with her; and Mr. Darcy, on the contrary, had seen a collection of people in whom there was little beauty and no fashion, for none of whom he had felt the smallest interest, and from none received either attention or pleasure. I feel as if I had never done you justice, or loved you as you deserve. But when you have had time to think it over, I hope you will be satisfied with what I have done. She was confident of having performed her duty, and to fret over unavoidable evils, or augment them by anxiety, was no part of her disposition. Bingley’s name had been the last mentioned between them; and, if she might judge by his complexion, _his_ mind was not very differently engaged. His attachment to Rosings certainly increases. But she is perfectly amiable, and often condescends to drive by my humble abode in her little phaeton and ponies. ” After many pauses and many trials of other subjects, Elizabeth could not help reverting once more to the first, and saying: “I am astonished at his intimacy with Mr. Bingley was all grateful pleasure, and he readily engaged for taking the earliest opportunity of waiting on her,

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