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Written by OlgaI
(4/23/2010 5:04 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Ch 19: Caroline’s letter of leave taking to Jane, penned by Kathryn Ann
I think in this case beaux mean something of admirers. A beautiful young woman was supposed to be "admired" by male acquantance, such admiration not necessarily meaning love but a just tribute to her qualities (Mr Knightley admiring Jane Fairfax, for instance).
But these lines sound insincerely and affectedly indeed. Meet Miss Bignley!
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