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Written by Elizabeth K
(5/23/2010 10:22 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Defence of Mrs Bennet?, penned by Bridget D
...marriage was not quite the only career open to a Georgian woman. They could become teachers or governesses, or set up their own schools. However, it is true that "it could be hard work for little income, and for a gentlewoman teaching in a school would involve even more loss of status than becoming a governess in a private home" (Janet Todd and Linda Bree, p. 606, The Cambridge Edition of Later Manuscripts, 2008, Cambridge University Press).
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