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Written by Barbara
(8/24/2003 2:11 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, GR week 2: a couple of details, penned by Art
] Hmmm. Pity that its owner should be such an ancient and infirm man. ;-)
Hmmm indeed ;-) Although, it is nice to know that Marianne would consider that income level to be 'comfort' rather than 'wealth'
] Usually Colonel Brandon has been referred to as just that -- Colonel Brandon. But suddenly both Elinor (in chapter 20) and Marianne (in chapter 13) refer to him as Mr . Brandon -- and just once each. Is there some significance to this change, or is it just JA's way of providing some narrative variety?
This was something I wondered about too. I recalled that we had discussed this at the Life and Times board when I asked (I was afraid that Marianne was being disrespectful except that Elinor did it too). Here is a link to my question (part of a longer thread about military titles) and the answers at L&T
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