Maria marries Mr. Rushworth and Julie joins them, removing both sisters from Mansfield Park. In their absence, Sir Thomas' affection for Fanny increases to the point where he decides to throw a coming out ball for her. Since Fanny's brother William (on leave) gives her a small cross with no chain to wear, Fanny ends up in a quandary when Mary and Edmund each give her chains for it. Henry returns home to make a startling announcement. Written by
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There. What a pleasant surprise a wet day in the country brings.