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Written by Nikki N
(4/20/2013 12:10 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Rich, penned by bridget d
I believe it was considered very vulgar to associate with people based only on how much money they had. It would also mean that he was the kind of person who would rather associate with rich merchants rather than with average gentry! I would not think Darcy was that type of person, especially since we know now from Wickham that D's mother was Lady Anne, an earl's daughter. And his objection to considering Eliz as a wife was the inferiority of her connexions, not the smallness of her dowry. I think he liked Bingley very much, Bingley was most agreeable and gentlemanlike, and perhaps at this time he was flattered by B's sisters and did not realize they were vulgar, after all they had superficial good manners and ladylike accomplishments.
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