Written by Linda
(3/29/2004 3:06 a.m.)
I am so suspect of Parrish that I wonder if she really scratched him or is this something that he devised to justify sending her away to an asylum; shudder!
I imagine the conditions of such a place during that time must have been abominable. That may have been banishing her to a fate worse than death.
"Affecting as Parrish's speech had been, Elizabeth was yet troubled by the idea of committing Mrs. Parrish to a mental hospital. She wondered that no one but Darcy had offered the slightest resistance."
I am with Lizzy. We expect Bingley to be compliant, but Louisa! I would have expected her, as characterized in this story especially, to be outraged at the prospect; the scandal.
Parrish and Randolph really seem to be on the outs. And where was he?