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Written by Diane N.
(10/1/2009 6:10 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Educating Young Eliza., penned by Rachel G
I enjoyed reading your post. One of the delightful things about Jane Austen's writing is how timeless many of the circumstances and difficulties we face really are. The raising and protecting of children, while preparing them for real world dangers, is a challenge.
I also agree with you about Colonel Brandon. It seems to me like he's so sorry that people act so abominably that he doesn't want to be the one to introduce his ward to such facts, and by warning her end some of her innocence. I feel for him.
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