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Written by Lesley Mac
(5/15/2010 10:59 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, we can only guess..., penned by Benedicte
We know that Darcy wrote to Georgiana when he was staying at Netherfield. He probably wrote much more often than we are privy to in the book. I am sure that in more than one of those letters he would have written about the people he had met, and especially about the Misses Bennet during their stay at Netherfield.
Perhaps unconsciously, his letters might have contained more information about Lizzy because he was in her company more. I am sure his letters would have been very descriptive and 'newsy' and he might have let slip his enthusiasm for Lizzy's 'quickness' and playfulness, and some of her verbal sallies with Bingley's sisters might have privately amused him and he might have related some instances of Lizzy besting the "Superior Sisters'. (Of course, he would NOT have related any instances where Lizzy's 'quickness' was at his own cost.)
I think these earlier missives might have paved the way for Georgiana saying (read writing) that she would like very much to one day meet the person who could best Miss Bingley and Mrs Hurst. She probably detected that her brother's letters contained more references to a certain Hertfordshire lady than anything else about that county.
I think Darcy and Georgiana would have been frequent correspondents, more so following the events of the previous summer. Darcy would have wanted her to know that she was always in his thoughts.
All conjecture of course.
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