Posted by P. Bingham on January 25, 1998 at 21:03:46:
In response to Please help to settle the dispute, written by Katya S. on January 25, 1998 at 19:34:03
The commentator was right of course, about the review being some exhibition in London. But you got the right idea too. By saying he would take her to a review in ten years he meant that she would not be having any "fun" for ten years and would likely never be out of his sight. He was grossly exaggerating, of course, as he did have that sort of humor. What he was in escence saying, was that he would review her circumstances in ten years, which was the same as saying never. He did not hold his daughters (except Elizabeth) in very high regard and would probably never make such a trip to London just to take Kitty to a review.
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