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Written by amytat
(4/9/2013 9:41 p.m.)
I was struck for the first time by the irony of this scene in Chapter 6:
Mr. Darcy stood near them in silent indignation at such a mode of passing the evening, to the exclusion of all conversation, and was too much engrossed by his own thoughts to perceive that Sir William Lucas was his neighbour, till Sir William thus began --
Apparently Darcy is so annoyed by the “exclusion of all conversation” that he doesn’t notice someone is interested in talking to him! :o)
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