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|That was probably Mary Russell Mitford
Written by Kathleen Glancy
(5/11/2013 3:25 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Eliz unworthy!, penned by Nikki N
She went further - she wrote to a friend "It is impossible not to feel in every line of ‘Pride and Prejudice’, in every word of ‘Elizabeth’, the entire want of taste which could produce so pert, so worldly a heroine as the beloved of such a man as Darcy. Wickham is equally bad. Oh! They were just fit for each other, and I cannot forgive that delightful Darcy for parting them. Darcy should have married Jane".
What a very odd version of P&P Miss Mitford's preferred scenario would have produced - poor Bingley appears to be left out in the cold.
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