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|Her manners -- and his
Written by Linden
(2/1/2004 2:54 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, I've also wondered ..., penned by Jo Y
Surely it's Mr Darcy's manners that are at fault in this scene. It's for him (as a gentleman to a lady, as a resident of Rosings to a visitor, and as someone on horseback to a walker) to speak first, and she waits for him to do so. Instead he stares at her and then rides off without a word -- the `cut direct', and very rude.
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