Why Darcy tells Caroline
Written by Maisy
(4/30/2007 12:20 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Darcy and Caroline Bingley, penned by Kat
Perhaps he tells Caroline about Elizabeth's "fine eyes" simply to make clear to her that her suppositions are wrong. Maybe it really is that simple. :-)
Here's the quotation:
"I can guess the subject of your reverie."
"I should imagine not."
"You are considering how insupportable it would be to pass many evenings in this manner -- in such society; and indeed I am quite of your opinion. I was never more annoyed! The insipidity, and yet the noise -- the nothingness, and yet the self-importance of all these people! What would I give to hear your strictures on them!"
"Your conjecture is totally wrong, I assure you (ch. 6).