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|Some more Collins musings
Written by Art
(1/24/2004 12:30 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Random observations from Mr. Collins, penned by Kristen G.
Heard much of? Fame? Common report? Who is gossiping about the Bennet sisters all the way out in Kent?
2) Chapter 17: "I shall hope to be honoured with the hands of all my fair cousins in the course of the evening"
Do you think he actually carried out this
3) Chapter 18: After Mr. Collins overheard Mr. Darcy mention Miss de Bourgh and Lady Catherine to Miss Bingley as relations, I would have expected the clergyman to fall all over himself right then and there to impose himself upon the esteemed gentleman. But no; instead, he walked away to seek out Elizabeth and tell her about his discovery, only to have to walk all the way back to Mr. Darcy to carry out his original intention. It seems such an unnecessary detour; he could have talked to Darcy, then later bragged about his "success" to Elizabeth. Why would he do things in the sequence that he did?
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