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Written by Connie
(5/14/2010 10:35 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Learning to Love, penned by Robbin
I have always meant to include regard and esteem as elements of that "respect" Lizzy thinks a woman should feel before marriage, when I used that term. I believe that these were the elements that made it likely a woman would grow in affection for her husband over time, even if she was making a "sensible," rather than "romantic" decision at the time she was proposed to. Only a stupid woman could have regard and esteem for Mr. Collins.
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