The Bennets are expecting a visitor - Mr Bennet's clergyman cousin, who will inherit the estate in the absence of any direct male heirs. Mr Collins is coming to Longbourn with the intention of healing the rift between his branch of the family and the Bennets. Though Mrs Bennet cannot help thinking he has come to check over the place, he arrives with the best of intentions. Written by
Did You Know?
The pink gown with embroidered chiffon overdress Julia Sawalha
(Lydia Bennet) wears when Mr. Collins finds her half-dressed in the hall at Longbourn is the same costume worn by one of the dancers at the London ball in Sense & Sensibility
(2008). See more
When Mary begins to sing her second song at the ball at
Netherfield, there is a shot of her, and her mouth isn't moving at all even though the singing can be heard. See more
[discussing Mr. Collins
Perhaps I should invite him to dine with us this evening.
Aye, do, do. Take him away and feed him, for he's been in high dudgeon all morning.
Mr. Beveridge's Maggot
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