Miss Bates vs. Mrs. Jennings vs. Mrs. Elton
Posted by Lynne on September 16, 1997 at 12:58:00:
In response to LOL!, written by Cheryl on September 16, 1997 at 12:08:48
] ] But sometimes I agree with Margaret, it's nice to have people who do actually blurt things out, just so as you know what's going on. Just think how many situations in Austen novels would be different had Sir John and Mrs. Jennings been involved!
] ] "Lord, Edmund, you think Miss Crawford is the only woman in the world and here is little Fanny pining for you! Will you not consider her?"
] ] "Oh, Captain Wentworth, you should not waste your time with these young girls - Miss Anne is more suited to one of your years!"
] ] Helen
] "Never marry Miss Woodhouse?! Nonsense! When Mr Knightly is pining away for you?"
Just too funny! Though having a Mrs. Jennings and a Miss Bates in the same room at the same time may just have been too much.... :-) Not to mention Mrs. Elton too! No one would be able to get a word in edgewise...
Maybe it would be a good game to imagine conversations between these three.
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