Less than three days after Mr Collins' proposal to her, Elizabeth is shocked to discover that he has been accepted by her best friend, Charlotte Lucas. Elizabeth cannot believe Charlotte can demean herself so, but her friend tells her that she cannot afford to be choosy and Mr Collins is a good catch. The marriage is to be soon, but Charlotte begs her to visit them at Hunsford Parsonage in March. Written by
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Throughout the scene in which Darcy proposes to Lizzy in the Parsonage at Hunsford, the clock on the mantelpiece shows 17 minutes past 6. See more
In vain have I struggled, it will not do. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you.
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