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Written by Ramya
(2/1/2004 4:17 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Some more explanations needed, penned by Art
I am guessing it means 'with such deliberation'. I can imagine Darcy walking towards the Pianoforte with his usual stateliness, obviously staring at her..."Wow!"
]If Bingley is leasing Netherfield Park ("Netherfield Park is let at last"), it seems odd to me that he needs a purchase offer, not just another tenant, before he can quit the lease.
I understand this to mean that Bingley would give up Netherfield as soon as he finds a good estate he can buy.
]But she stayed away on other occasions, seemingly without objection.
Perhaps she was pointedly included in this invitation, while the earlier occasions were 'regular' visits for the Collins'.
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