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|I'm pretty sure Jane Austen..
Written by Jim Morris
(5/8/2013 6:15 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Perhaps "violently in love" means to act contrary to, penned by Stacey GC
had her tongue in cheek in both instances. Indeed, I want this very much to be the case because, in the words of Mrs Gardiner, it is a "hackneyed phrase" and also a false one. People in love do tend to suffer from tunnel vision and a mental blockage to much else in the early stages but, thankfully, recover sanity in time.(well, mainly (-:) We are approaching the grand finale and I'm sort of hoping our main characters recover to the extent that their views on love are somewhat removed from the bathbun- brained concepts of the topic, a la Lilo Lydia.
I'm sure Caroline will find it all "insupportable", Lady Cathrine will "know what to do", Mr Collins will find a suitable description in "Fordyc's Sermons" and Mrs Bennet will see it all in terms of monetary triumph whist claiming it all worked out just as she planned from the start. (-:
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