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|I've always had the impression
Written by nan duval
(5/13/2007 10:54 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, He gave forethought to flattery he could bestow in conversation,, penned by Jen S
that Mr. Collins had no more intelligence of his cousins' being beautiful than of their being amiable as he describes them in his letter. I think he assumes or is determined to convince himself that they are both, & that their being either is convenient but not essential. My guess is that the chief of their appeals is availability, social status ("gentlewomen")& lack of funds to attract other suitors.
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