“You might have talked to me more when you came to dinner.” [Elizabeth]
“A man who had felt less might.” [Darcy]
Lizzy and Darcy reflecting on the rough progression of things, how when it finally came down to it, they were both embarrassed and awkward.
Pride & Prejudice, volume 3, chapter 18
This is very similar to something Knightley says in Emma. These men and their emotions–it is not that they don’t have them, it’s that they simply don’t know how to express them.