Angry and upset over his rejection, Darcy decides to defend himself. He waylays her on her morning walk, hands her a letter and leaves. The contents leave Elizabeth reeling. Darcy indeed had good cause for his behavior towards Wickham, but Elizabeth can only shake her head in sorrow and disagreement as she reads that, when he separated Bingley from Jane, he believed her to be indifferent to him. Written by
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Although it could have been adapted to activate an electric doorbell in modern times, the button next to Mr. Collins's parsonage front door - seen when Mr. Darcy exits following his unsuccessful proposal to Elizabeth and identified as belonging to an electric doorbell - is clearly the pull-knob of a mechanical bell, attached to a wire inside that travels through pulleys to activate a mechanical bell on the wall. See more
Lady Catherine de Bourgh
[Interrupting Mr. Collins
Yes, yes but this is all extremely vexing... I'm quite put out!
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