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|Quote Chapter 4
Written by Carolyn
(5/1/2007 10:32 p.m.)
Elizabeth listened in silence, but was not convinced; their [the Bingley Sisters] behaviour at the assembly had not been calculated to please in general; and with more quickness of observation and less pliancy of temper than her sister, and with a judgment too unassailed by any attention to herself, she was very little disposed to approve them.
This feeling is reinforced several times.
In Ch 6. Elizabeth still saw superciliousness in their treatment of everybody, hardly excepting even her sister, and could not like them
Which leads to one of my favorite LOL lines:
Elizabeth feelings correspond to author's comments:
The last of which caused me to make the notation "the original mean girls?" in the margins of my copy.
I must confess that I originally read "one of the first private seminaries" as 1st chronologically speaking and not as 1st in prestige (though I suppose the most prestigious could be also have been one of the first chronologically.)
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