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Written by Mandy N
(5/13/2007 3:01 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, In CH. 12 it says the following..., penned by Moni
I recall re-reading that same paragraph on Kitty and Lydia's news of the regiment; the girls remark a private had been flogged, in passing.
My impression is anything to do with the militia could make for town gossip but more especially if it was social news. ;)
*In a book called 'Mrs Hurst Dancing' ( G. Mingay. 1981) there is a watercolour by Diana Sperling, a lady who lived during JA's lifetime.
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