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Written by Connie
(4/14/2010 12:16 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Small disagreement, penned by Line
Ch.9 says: Had she found Jane in any apparent danger, Mrs. Bennet would have been very miserable; but being satisfied on seeing her that her illness was not alarming, she had no wish of her recovering immediately, as her restoration to health would probably remove her from Netherfield. She would not listen, therefore, to her daughter's proposal of being carried home; neither did the apothecary, who arrived about the same time, think it at all advisable.
So, perhaps Mrs. B. was not exaggerating, but in my reading, she would have urged that Jane not be moved as long as Jane had any symptoms that could be used as an excuse. Her motive for Jane staying put had nothing to do with Jane's health, and everything to do with promoting intimacy to Bingley.
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