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|I believe it was a custom, a courtesy, to pay a call...
Written by Adrian
(5/6/2010 11:04 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Two truces: Lizzy/Darcy and Darcy/Collins (medium length), penned by Tom P2
...on a new bride of one's acquaintance as soon as possible after the wedding. IIRC Mr. Woodhouse mentions it in Emma. Although I feel that Lizzy's presence may have hastened his call just as her presence may have kept him away for an interval afterward, I expect Mr. Darcy would have made the courtesy call even if Lizzy were not at Hunsford.
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