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|Am I understanding Lucy's last few lines in Act I?
Written by Tanya Virginia
(3/2/2007 6:03 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Lucy's "haul", penned by JulieW
Speaking of Sir Lucius O'Trigger: "Yet I was forced to make my Hibernian believe that he was corresponding, not with the aunt, but with the niece; for though not over rich, I found he had too much pride and delicacy to sacrifice the feelings of a gentleman to the necessities of his fortune."
I think she means:
He's too thrifty to pay Lucy well enough, so she gives his letters to Mrs. Malaprop instead of Lydia. Too right(15 shillings--what a gip).
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