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Written by Silvia A
(5/3/2010 3:55 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, I can well understand..., penned by Cheryl
I don't really think that being with your kids those days was very important, as some others have said, children in this "up-level" families were rise by nannies and governesses. And as those days offer Mr.Gardiner some days off job he probably is glad to visit his old town and go there just for a week with all the children (nurses,maids...) would be a madness for Mrs.Bennet and maybe too expensive (maybe they would need another carriage)
I don't know how it was in USA or in other countries but here in Spain my grandpartents told me that when they were kids (1930-40) Christmas was mostly a religious celebration and there were no presents involved.
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