I'm so glad that you asked...
Posted by Shelley on October 11, 1997 at 20:13:01:
In response to Visiting Pemberley, written by Carrie on October 11, 1997 at 03:51:01
] This is a question asked strictly out of curiosity.
] While watching P&P2 (what else) I was wondering at their (Elizabeth and the Gardiners) walking the grounds of Perberley and asking the housekeeper to see the house and then having the housekeeper give them a tour!
What was the purpose of this?
Thank you for being the brave one! I, too, had wondered at the audacity of perfect strangers knocking upon a door and asking to tour the house! (but I was afraid to ask, everyone here at Pemberley seems to be so knowledgeable about Regency customs and practices---I mean this in the most humbly appreciative sense.)
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