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Written by Cheryl
(10/12/2005 12:49 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, What also struck me was, penned by Ramya
The changes they made and tell Anne about - putting an umbrella stand by the front door, instead of the butler's pantry, and the installation of a laundry-door - are both changes that make things easier for the servants.
"The wonder was, how any family upon earth could bear with the inconvenience of it ... so long!" (ch 14)
Well, that's because it wasn't inconvenient to Sir Walter and Elizabeth, just their servants, who don't count, of course.
Yes, I agree with Anne "that Kellynch Hall had passed into better hands than its owners."
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