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Written by Rebecca Mog
(9/4/2003 9:42 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, GR: And Nancy's wit, penned by joe m
] With the great command we've seen Elinor using over her feelings, it takes a great deal to try her patience. Yet Nancy, by combining her lack of education, gross ignorance and excessive stupidity, is able to do just that.
feeling a little sorry for the young woman who is described thus to us on her first appearance: 'in the appearance of the eldest, who was nearly thirty, with a very plain and not a sensible face, [there was] nothing to admire'. We can't all be born with a sensible face, and it's not her fault she's plain. (-; But, oh, it's very soon appparent that she's the female equivalent of a boor, whose boorishness is demonstrated in her continual (lack of) thought and speech. Dr Davies would be welcome to her - could he be induced to have her. (-;
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