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|every day confirms my belief of the inconsistency of all human[s]
Written by Stephanie
(4/26/2010 4:02 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Darcy may think this a "small" thing., penned by Connie
"Every qualification is raised at times, by the circumstances of the moment, to more than its real value; [...]"
I think she implies this in other places in her work, as well, here being one. Sometimes gossip is a good thing, sometimes prudence in marriage matters is a good thing, sometimes some ignorance of one's parents, friends, or neighbors is a good thing...
I think this shows one of Jane Austen's cutting knowledge of human natures. Tripping over things like this is why I like rereading her work!
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