lately come to our attention that there is a general, and shocking,
lack of respect for the amiable old gentleman known to us as
We have heard
scandalous tales of his lack of parenting skills. We have known
him to be accused of undue fussiness and, even, selfishness!
And we have lately learned that there is a popular opinion abroad
in the neighbourhood that he is a hypochondriac.
This simply will
not do. In the words of our President, "It is very unfair to judge of anybody's
conduct, without an intimate knowledge of their situation."
We, the friends of Mr. Woodhouse, have therefore undertaken it,
as our most sacred mission, to document All Things Woodhouse. We believe that, upon a thorough perusal
of the evidence, the gentle reader will be persuaded of the utter
falsehood of these charges.
you will be all attentiveness, as the pains of duty require,
we remain, humbly,
Miss Emma Woodhouse,
Miss Harriet Smith, President's Faithful Assistant
Mr. Woodhouse Frequently Asked
The Object of Much Discussion
and Wisdom of Mr. Woodhouse
Fun with Mr. Woodhouse
(The Narrator on Mr. Woodhouse)
They Said (Other
Characters on Mr. Woodhouse)