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|Besides, how would one duelist...
Written by Kristina F
(2/21/2013 7:19 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Legal consquences, or lack thereof, penned by Kristina F
...expect to "defeat" another without death or injury being involved? Unless immediately after the duel, the man who was in the wrong (Willoughby, in this case) admitted to his wrongdoing. But in S&S, it seems clear that Willoughby sees no reason to admit that what he did to Eliza was wrong. In his remarks to Elinor in Chapter 44, he refuses to truly apologize or accept blame for any of his actions.
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