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Written by Lynn
(9/18/2013 9:09 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Fortunes and land, penned by Bridget D
that Davies thought modern viewers wouldn't understand that a landowner could be rich the way JA's readers would, so he decided to give out this 'trade' story in order to make it clear that Mr Allen is rich. A silly reason, perhaps, but it might be something Davies took into consideration.
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