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Written by Bridget D
(10/1/2010 7:10 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Great analysis!, penned by Rachel G
I agree with you, Rachel. I dont say that Maria Tom and Julia are wonderful people - clearly they are not, but I dont think that they are monstrous either. I think that their desire for some fun and society rather than "the home circle" does not in itself seem dreadful to me...
it seems to me natural that girls of M and J's age shoudl prefer a bit of liveliness, balls and parties, to sittng around each night feeling nervous that Sir T is disapproving of soemthing or other -.
the fact that he's not usually loud and angry in his disapproval does not make it less deadly...
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