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Written by gianni
(5/3/2013 9:52 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, let the manners be the ladders to scale the, penned by mikeB in Japan
... not talked to Mrs. Reynolds; from chapter 43:
As they walked across the lawn towards the river, Elizabeth turned back to look again; her uncle and aunt stopped also: and while the former was conjecturing as to the date of the building, the owner of it himself suddenly came forward from the road which led behind it to the stables.
I'm convinced he was coming from the stables; Mrs. Reynolds has just told them he wasn't coming until the next day.
Had his first appearance, or his resemblance to the picture they had just been examining, been insufficient to assure the other two that they now saw Mr. Darcy, the gardener's expression of surprise, on beholding his master, must immediately have told it.
The gardener was also expecting him the next day.
By the way, Lizzy was definitely not perfection, at least with regard to good manners; recall that her carefree manners were among the first things that brought on Caroline's disdain. They were likely among the first things to attract Darcy, too.
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