Accept my thanks for the compliment you are paying me. Could she have seen half as much love in Mr. Denny had brought him from London, and that he was to have a lieutenant’s commission in the ——shire. ” The wedding took place; the bride and
bridegroom set off for Kent from the church door, and everybody had as much to say, or tohear, on the subject as usual. Lydia’s intention of walking to Meryton was not forgotten; every sister except Mary agreed to go with her; and Mr. She had no fear of its spreading farther through his means. ” But Jane could think with certainty on only one point—that Mr. I _should_ say, one of her ladyship’s carriages, for she has several. Wickham and the officers, Mr. Collins,” cried Elizabeth with some warmth, “you puzzle me exceedingly. I ask only a comfortable home; and considering Mr. As all conversation was thereby at an end, Elizabeth soon afterwards left the room. We all know him to be a proud, unpleasant sort of man; but this would be nothing if you really liked him. Bennet’sbest comfort was that Mr. Darcy was attending them to their carriage Miss Bingley wasventing her feelings in criticisms on Elizabeth’s person, behaviour, and dress. Darcy were by no means over. Wickham’s being among them. Darcy was eyeing him with unrestrained wonder, and when at last Mr. Bingley has not much idea of ever returning toNetherfield again?” “I have never heard him say so; but it is probable that he may spend very little of his time there in the future. I am not romantic, you know; I never was.She was in hopes that the evening would afford some opportunity of bringing them together; that the whole of the visit would not pass away without enabling them to enter into something more of conversation than the mere ceremonious salutation attending his entrance. ” “I do not cough for my own amusement,” replied Kitty fretfully. Collins sat down to quadrille; and as Miss de Bourgh chose to play at cassino, the two girls had the honour of assisting Mrs. and Mrs. I never heard any harm of her; and I dare say she is one of the most tractable creatures in the world. ” “Miss Bennet,” replied her ladyship, in an angry tone, “you ought to know, that I am not to be trifled with. But to be candid without ostentation or design—to take the good of everybody’s character and make it still better, and say nothing of the bad—belongs to you alone. Bingley and Jane!” was a wonder which introduced the discussion of _their_ affairs. But amidst your concern for the defects of your nearest relations, and your displeasure at this representation of them, let it give you consolation to consider that, to have conducted yourselves so as to avoid any share of the like censure, is praise no less generally bestowed on you and your elder sister, than it is honourable to the sense and disposition of both. Chapter 32 Elizabeth was sitting by herself the next morning, and writing to Jane while Mrs. No, no, let me shift for myself; and, perhaps, if I have very good luck, I may meet with another Mr.