Darcy falling and breaking his leg would be comedy
Written by mikeB in Japan
(4/10/2013 7:23 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Eliz and Jane, penned by Bridget D
Well, do you think that a bunch of relative strangers would be more comforting than her own home, parents, and servants she has grown up with? They are extremely new friends and their worth has yet to be proven.
The distance is only 3 miles so any discomfort is extremely short in duration.
You make it sound as if Jane was proposing to walk home - they would fail as hosts if they permitted that. If her father appears in a carriage they can't refuse him. That would be extremely rude.