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|Indeed -- Mr Collins might NOT have chosen Jane if
Written by kathleen (elder)
(4/17/2013 2:43 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Tongue in cheek, penned by Ramya
She were not the prettiest. :-)
From Chapter 15:
... he meant to chuse from one of the daughters, if he found them as handsome and amiable as they were represented by common report.
So it's probable that he would have found some reason to choose a second (or even a third- or later-) born daughter if the eldest had not suited his ideas of handsomeness and amiability.
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