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.
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[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.
March (from The Marriage of Figaro)
Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart See more