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Written by Emmy
(9/28/2005 11:53 a.m.)
This made me wonder again about Lady Russell. We are told that she loved Anne and gave her every attention, yet (based on the above statement) never listened and/or encouraged her on the piano. It just seems natural that she should have done so. I begin to wonder about LR...
Another thing that confused me a bit, as I know our beloved JA was not vulgar therefore I cannot conceive of what she meant here, except perhaps that an unabbreviated name was more formal and conveyed more respect... Any ideas?
"Poor Richard had been nothing better than a thickheaded, unfeeling, unprofitable Dick Musgrove, who had never done anything to entitle himself to more than the abbreviation of his name, living or dead."
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