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|Propriety of the letter?
Written by Jasmine D
(4/26/2013 8:38 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Darcy delivers his letter, penned by kathleen (elder)
My thoughts about Darcy's letter was about how proper it was. I am not a scholar on Regency etiquette, but would it have been considered improper for a single, young man to write a letter to a single, young lady if they were not engaged? (I gathered through my reading of S&S)
Is that what Darcy had in mind when he wrote, "You must, therefore, pardon the freedom with which I demand your attention..."
If so, then it shows the risks that Darcy was willing to take to clear his good name and character.
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