Posted by The Mysterious H.C. on August 27, 1998 at 23:37:14:
In response to Relative poverty of heroines, written by Patricia N on August 27, 1998 at 22:16:20
If Mr. Bennet had died before any of the daughters married, they would have had about £200 a year (=£5,000 @ 4%), or less than half of what the Dashwoods had (with only three daughters, and one not grow up), and wouldn't have necessarily been able to find a dwelling at a nominal rent, as the Dashwoods did...
- recourse Patricia N 23:48:28 8/28/98 (3)
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