Posted by Cheryl on March 03, 1998 at 14:57:41:
In response to Austen sisters & school, written by P. Bingham on March 03, 1998 at 14:12:32
] This is only a thought based on what I've read about the mother and what was normal of the times. I do think that the girls being sent to school had much to do with Mrs. Austen. Her family connections were very fine and I think she was disappointed that her husband was not better off or rather, perhaps her husband was disappointed that he could not better provide for his wife.
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