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Written by gianni
(4/17/2010 2:19 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, delighted in any thing ridiculous, penned by Stephanie
>"Mr. Darcy is all politeness," said Elizabeth, smiling.
She means here that he is merely being polite, and does not really want to dance.
I imagine she believes he's being polite to Sir William, not to herself -- she's still cherishing the memory of the insult at the Assembly.
While I agree with most (not all) of your assessments, I think the key here is that Darcy would have thought they all were "willful misunderstandings", whether they were or not.
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