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|She is a few years older
Written by Barbara
(9/19/2003 10:57 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, GR: I find the age issue troubling too, penned by Louise H
She's 19 when they marry. Elinor also married at 19. Their mother also married at no older than age 20 (She was 40 with a 19 year old daughter). I'm not sure what kind of 'experience' a young woman who is already considered to be of marriageable age would be able to gain by waiting around for another couple of years.
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