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 orange gown with green underskirt worn by Anna Chancellor
(Caroline Bingley) when she asks Elizabeth to "take a turn about the room" at Netherfield is the same costume worn by Bridget McConnell
(Madame Bougival) in Quills
(2000). 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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