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Written by Reeba
(2/14/2011 5:22 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Do you mean to say, penned by Kathleen Glancy
"She seemed bent on giving no real insight into Mr. Dixon's character, or her own value for his company, or opinion of the suitableness of the match."
Knowing 'character' could mean anything.
She may have asked.
'Is he fun loving. Enjoys sport, parties, music and does his wife enjoy it as much. Will they be able to do all that in Ireland. Did one have good conversation with him.' or something like that.
Neither must Emma have asked;
This can also tell about ones character.
It reminds me of Marianne asking Sir John in S&S about Willoughby's character.
So stonewalling your hostess for asking such normal questions is downright rude IMO.
Especially when all what she writes is already known to the whole of Highbury, and Jane cannot be ignorant of that.
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