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Written by Felicity
(2/23/2011 3:48 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Wonderful imagination, which..., penned by Reeba
Emma: I think you are right that the first entence provides a good explanation- "handsome, clever, and rich". Nothing more to be desired for a woman in the era. Also, perhaps she is "complete" in the sense that she doesn't feel the need to be married?
Harriet: Maybe she became home ruler after she got married. Robert Martin made three miles road to fetch her walnuts (or whatever it was).
The Martins: honorable? I don't know if JA did this on purpose, but it's a real 'take that' to Emma!
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