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Written by Shir
(4/23/2003 4:35 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, GR: Brothers and Sisters: The Tilneys, Week4, penned by Cheryl
] That “or a son” is interesting. Henry fully expects his father to be quite upset and “They were so fully convinced, however, that their brother would not have the courage to apply in person for his father's consent.” This is interesting, isn’t it? They believe that Frederick, the most independent sibling, the one who seems to be least under the influence of his father, is afraid to face him.
I think it illustrates the great closeness between the three siblings. They really know and understand each other.
(And this just illuminates our Henry’s greater courage in confronting his father over his own choice of bride.)
Exactly so. Don’t you just admire him for that?
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