Two rich, eligible and handsome young bachelors gallop into Hertfordshire and the lives of every hopeful young maiden and her ambitious mama in the neighborhood. Mr Bingley has bought Netherton Park and has brought his sisters and friend, Mr Darcy, with him. To Mrs Bennet at Longbourn House, they are the answer to her prayers. She has five daughters to marry, and their dowries are not large. Written by
Did You Know?
The gold v-neck gown with brown trim Susannah Harker
(Jane Bennet) wears at the Meryton Assembly Ball is the same costume Samantha Bond
(Mrs. Weston) wears when Emma sings with Frank at Randalls in Emma
(1996). The same costume is also worn by a guest at the Easter Ball in Wives and Daughters
(1999). See more
All young ladies are accomplished. They sing, they draw, they dance, speak French and German, cover screens and I know not what.
But not half a dozen would satisfy my notion of an accomplished woman.
Oh, certainly. No woman can be really esteemed accomplished who does not also possess a certain something in her air, in her manner of walking, in the tone of her voice, her address and expressions.
And to all this she must yet add something more substantial in the improvement of her mind by ...
Referenced in Lost in Austen: Episode #1.1
A Trip to Highgate
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