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|Lizzy's feelings contradict her statements
Written by nan duval
(5/17/2007 8:53 p.m.)
"To yield without conviction is no compliment to the understanding of either."
"You appear to me, Mr. Darcy, to allow nothing for the influence of friendship and affection. A regard for the requester would often make one readily yield to a request without waiting for arguments to reason one into it. (Chapter 10)
That he was really fond of Jane, she doubted no more than she had ever done; and much as she had always been disposed to like him, she could not think without anger, hardly without contempt, on that easiness of temper, that want of proper resolution, which now made him the slave of his designing friends, and led him to sacrifice his own happiness to the caprice of their inclinations. (Chapter 24)
Just an observation that a characteristic that Lizzy earlier defended as a virtue should now "come back to bite her".
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