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Written by Mr Darcy
(5/20/2013 11:13 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, How to keep out the riff-raff?, penned by Salazaar Slytherin
Dear Mr Slytherin,
I know something of a witch in Hertfordshire, in fact; a lady of a most bewitching temperament whose muddied hems and unfortunate relatives are nothing in the wake of such fine, luminous, enchanting eyes as she is possessed of. Amidst my early concern for the defects of her nearest relations, I soon secured her scorn; I eventually came to repent of my pride and to feel that such as she should be always admitted into the finest and most magical of circles, regardless of birth or situation, else we shall be fettered and blinded by regard of the so-called purity of blood. Nothing could be more damaging. Change your views sooner rather than later, before they become infectious and are visited upons the heirs of your heirs; my own parents allowed, encouraged, almost taught me to care for none beyond my own family circle, to think meanly of all the rest of the world; such I was, from eight to eight-and-twenty; such I might still have been. I believe more damage shall be caused if you do not take the trouble to check such a mindset or its influence soon will be beyond the reach of amendment. Do but consider that, sir, before expelling from the grounds of
Mr Fitzwilliam Darcy
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