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Written by Moni
(10/30/2008 7:57 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, It is interesting, isn't it?, penned by CarolTS
CH. 5 -
"She (Anne) did not imagine that her father had at present an idea of the kind. ***Mrs. Clay had freckles, and a projecting tooth, and a clumsy wrist, which he was continually making severe remarks upon***, in her absence; but she was young, and certainly altogether well-looking,..."
I think Anne's opinion might be that she is altogether "well-looking" so she wasn't unattractive, except for how Sir Walter might refer to her shortcomings behind her back.
It's funny, I just didn't get the impression in any way that she was "handsome" at all, and it was a surprise to read Mrs Smith's description, given from knowing of her for a long time.
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