Posted by Jane E. on July 10, 1997 at 16:44:32:
In reply to Brothers and sisters dancing? posted by Karin on July 09, 1997 at 15:57:18
How about women dancing with women? I just finished the new Myer bio of Austen and she refers to "standing up" with another woman (and how grim it was when a lack of male partners forced it). One can assume this is what Mr. Bennet means in his admonition to Kitty after Lydia's elopement.
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