That reason knows not of
Posted by Patrick on January 22, 1998 at 17:56:00:
In response to Good post, and a "related" quote..., written by MB on January 19, 1998 at 19:43:22
] I remember reading somewhere that JA thought that marrying for money was sinful, but that marrying without some attention to it was foolish.
Just an idle thought - the term "foolish" could be taken as a judgment the Left Hemisphere makes about those crazy schemes the Right Hemisphere comes up with, because poor old Left just can't make sense out of them.
No, I'm not arguing in favour of poverty. Just pointing out, again, that the heart has its reasons...
This hardly seems "radical", despite Patrick's obviously well-thought-out support for radicalism in the Elizabeth/Darcy relationship. Or in any of the other "happy marriages" in Austen.
Hey! Thanks. :-)
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