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Lizzy? Mr. ” she whispered. ” “Do I? ” “I am, Miss Catherine Bennet,” she said, with an unconsciously flirtatious air. ” He laughed again, and Kitty could not help laughing too, at her own success, although she tried not to. “Then, there is the youngest of my sisters, Lydia. She was married in August to a lieutenant in the militia, Mr. Wickham. ” She took a sip of watered wine. “And that is the end of the tale,” she said. ” “You told me of Princess Jane, Mrs. Bingley? Then, Princess Elizabeth, now Mrs.

The housekeeper said: “This is Annie, your chambermaid, madam. ” There was the briefest nervous giggle from a footman, extinguished by the butler’s glare. Elizabeth nodded to the chambermaid, not unkindly. The family passed into the house and entered the drawing room. Mrs. Reynolds bustled off to supervise tea preparations, in honour of the day. At the door of the kitchen, Annie caught up with her. “What ails you, Annie? ” Annie pulled her hands from her pockets. “Mrs. Reynolds, ma’am. ” “Do what, you silly girl?

What will they find to talk about? ” “‘O! Call back yesterday, bid time return,’ saith the bard. Mrs. Bennet, is it not late to be considering such problems? ” “So I am, of course. It was a triumph to see her drive away in such a splendid carriage with such livery! They did look so fine. Mr. ” She adjusted the ribbons on her nightcap. “What congratulations and compliments we have been receiving. ” Unconcerned by her husband’s silence, Mrs. Bennet fiddled with the ruffles of her wrap, and smiled complacently to herself, as she added, “All our neighbours must be envious, especially those with daughters.

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