Posted by Laraine on August 28, 1997 at 13:24:24:
In reply to Excuse me - a question of detail posted by Jen K on August 28, 1997 at 12:11:27
] I'm afraid my reading was halted for a week due to my leaving poor Emma behind on a trip - can someone please explain to me why John and Isabella left their children with Emma at Hartfield?
] Oh, and I must say now, I absolutely adored the scene between Mr. Weston and Mrs. Elton, both trying to get a word in edgewise. What a hoot!
Jen--Henry and John are simply visiting:
The two eldest little Knightleys were engaged to pay their grandpapa and aunt a visit of some weeks in the spring, and their papa now proposed bringing them, and staying one whole day at Hartfield--which one day would be
the very day of this party.--His professional engagements did not allow of his being put off...
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