Posted by Ken on April 02, 1998 at 15:50:23:
In response to Getting rid of Wickham, written by Marie B on April 02, 1998 at 14:21:31
] It also occurs to me that Darcy would have intentionally bought a commission in the northern regiments to get Wickham (and Lydia) as far away from the scandal and him as possible.
If he could. But this all had to be done very hastily; he could not have counted on there being any commissions for sale up north within the time he had to work. Another problem might have been that he had to get the consent of the colonel of the regiment Wickham was moving to. It might have strained Darcy's conscience to vouch for Wickham in such a way (-:
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