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Written by Barb JA
(9/6/2009 11:29 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, She was a strong caricature of himself..., penned by Reeba
"He did not know what he was talking of, I dare say; ten to one but he was light-headed at the time"
"But then if Mrs. Dashwood should live fifteen years, we shall be completely taken in."
".... people always live for ever when there is any annuity to be paid them; and she is very stout and healthy, and hardly forty"
and then she talks about her very rich mother being tied to to paying "disagreeable" annuities, her "unkind" father in requiring it in his will. Now we know where Fanny gets it from. Is it any wonder he put it in his will after a lifetime spent with her mother?
"They will live so cheap!" ... thanks to you witchy-poo
And of course the way she puffs him up with
I'm reminded of the Mr. Knightley quote
But I see John Dashwood as quite the villain because HE was the one who made the promise to his father, and they were his own sisters.
And he says the worst thing in the whole conversation
Lastly I wonder what he means by...
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