Category Archives: Mr. Bingley

Aweful Darcy

“I assure you that if Darcy were not such a great tall fellow, in comparison with myself, I should not pay him half so much deference. I declare I do not know a more aweful object than Darcy, on particular … Continue reading

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Such low connections

The Bingley sisters discuss Jane’s chances of marrying well: “I have an excessive regard for Jane Bennet, she is really a very sweet girl, and I wish with all my heart she were well settled. But with such a father … Continue reading

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If she should die

“. . . if your daughter should have a dangerous fit of illness, if she should die, it would be a comfort to know that it was all in pursuit of Mr. Bingley, and under your orders.” Mr. Bennet, to … Continue reading

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A handsome uniform or a handsome fortune?

They could talk of nothing but officers; and Mr. Bingley’s large fortune, the mention of which gave animation to their mother, was worthless in their eyes when opposed to the regimentals of an ensign. of Kitty and Lydia Pride and … Continue reading

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Haughty, haughty

. . . Darcy was clever. He was at the same time haughty, reserved, and fastidious, and his manners, though well bred, were not inviting. In that respect his friend had greatly the advantage. Bingley was sure of being liked … Continue reading

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If he possibly can

“He is just what a young man ought to be,” said she [Jane], “sensible, good-humored, lively; and I never saw such happy manners!–so much ease, with such perfect good breeding!” “He is also handsome,” replied Elizabeth, “which a young man … Continue reading

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Dear Lizzy!

“‘Well, he certainly is very agreeable, and I give you leave to like him.  You have liked many a stupider person.” Lizzy giving Jane a bit of a hard time about Bingley, just after they’ve met at the Meryton ball … Continue reading

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The very essence of love

Happy Valentine’s Day, gentle readers!  I looked for something from Jane that would be rather inspiring about love, but she actually has more sharp than flowery comments (as you would expect), so I offer you this from dear Lizzy, one … Continue reading

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