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|And if she learns that his flaws are worse than
Written by kathleen (elder)
(4/29/2010 6:02 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, An early reference, penned by Aaron
she realized, what happens to that chance for happiness? What if Mr Collins does, in fact, abuse his wife and/or children? What if Mr Collins, after he inherits Longbourn, becomes a bully to his tenants? How could she ignore such flaws, how could she continue to ignore any flaws after she learns of them? I would never advocate ignorance of your future spouse's character as a means of guaranteeing happiness!
Unless Charlotte is really unhappy living with her family, I cannot see that marrying Mr Collins will make her happy in the long run -- and the longer they have to toady to Lady Catherine, the worse I believe it will become. All imo, of course. :-)
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