Having missed last weeks and some of this weeks reading, and desperate to have my share in the conversation, the following is my contribution :)
...they had no curiosity to see how Mr. and Mrs. Palmer ate their dinner,
...if he ever was a beau before he married, he is one still, for there is not the smallest alteration in him."
She declared them to be very agreeable girls indeed, which for her ladyship was enthusiastic admiration :)
Sir John's confidence in his own judgment rose with this animated praise, and he set off directly for the cottage to tell the Miss Dashwoods...LOL!!
..she stood firm in incredulity, and felt in no danger of an hysterical fit, or a swoon.
The young ladies went, and Lady Middleton was happily preserved from the frightful solitude which had threatened her.
Marianne was then giving them the powerful protection of a very magnificent concerto --
The following I thought would make a good FUP.
[She] was mortified, shocked, confounded.