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|Living in high style...
Written by Anne-Marie
(4/25/2008 5:22 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, How insulting!, penned by MarianneR
It hasn't seemed to occur to Mrs. E. that the good people of Highbury might object, or at least look askance, if their vicar started living in such a showy way. In a society where everyone knew exactly how much money everyone else had, the townspeople would surely know how many servants the Eltons had, and hiring additional help for a party might be seen as the worst sort of showing off. Imagine the gossip!
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