Posted by Kay on February 26, 1998 at 14:55:26:
In response to Some reasons..., written by Laraine on February 26, 1998 at 11:50:17
]And she has deceived nearly everyone, as Mr. Emerson points out. She pretended she was ending the engagement for lofty reasons when in fact she'd simply fallen in love with George. That was very bad manners.
I don't think she consciously knew she was breaking the engagement to Cecil in order to marry George. She was deceiving herself, most of all. I guess I'd rather "embarrass the family" than marry the wrong person. And I'd be more concerned for my daughter's happiness than for appearances. Maybe this is a late 20th century attitude.
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