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    I have never noticed that detail before, but you...

    I have never noticed that detail before, but you are obviously quite right!
    Good catch!

    I think the difference is significant.
    The picture one gets of an attic is much different than a third...
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    Yes it is. I was married to the man of my...

    Yes it is.



    I was married to the man of my dreams for almost 27 years.
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    Actually, I am unfamiliar with what you are...

    Actually, I am unfamiliar with what you are refering to about Doyle murdering Sherlock Holmes. I guess I didn't read that book.

    I know that a lot of women found Colin Firth "desireable" but I...
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    I agree with you. Mr. Darcy is a bit of an...

    I agree with you. Mr. Darcy is a bit of an "ideal" person... a sort of "superman" much in the same way Sherlock Holmes was a rather ideal man. Yet she didn't make him SO ideal as to be impossible to...
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    I don't see it that way... or are you are being...

    I don't see it that way...
    or are you are being sarcastic?
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    Well, you know what they say... you learn...

    Well, you know what they say...
    you learn something new every day. :)
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    Kiki, your post was a very interesting read and I...

    Kiki, your post was a very interesting read and I learned a couple of things I didn't know before. Thanks for sharing.

    I'm just thinking about what Lady Catherine says about Elizabeth being of...
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    I don't understand why someone would ask the...

    I don't understand why someone would ask the question. How could we... almost 200 years later... know what the culture of the community was like back then? I would think it would only be after we...
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    I thought I read that her publisher MADE her...

    I thought I read that her publisher MADE her change it... marketing strategy, I think.
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    I did a text search for miss king here:...

    I did a text search for miss king here:
    http://www.online-literature.com/austen/prideprejudice/
    but I didn't find anything that would help you.

    Chapter 27-
    "Mrs. Gardiner then rallied her niece...
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    Ah. Thanks for that. perhaps I am wrong about her...

    Ah. Thanks for that. perhaps I am wrong about her being an "accomplished woman", then.
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    I always see Caroline as the "accomplished woman"...

    I always see Caroline as the "accomplished woman" they describe somewhere in the book. Yet what is so very obvious is that even though she is "accomplished" it seems to me she should have spent more...
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    I wish I could help but I am unfamiliar with...

    I wish I could help but I am unfamiliar with those modern works so I am just as clueless as you are.
    (tee-hee)
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    When I am looking for a book, I use this site......

    When I am looking for a book, I use this site... it's excellent...

    http://www.bookfinder.com/
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    I don't care for books that take too much license...

    I don't care for books that take too much license with the characters. After reading reviews on Amazon.com I bought DARCY'S STORY by Janet Aylmer. I liked it very well, if I recall.
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    I am in agreement with this view... though I...

    I am in agreement with this view... though I didn't know it was rhetoric... and it didn't appear to me to be "mocking". Perhaps in the culture of the day, the classic British understatement meant...
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    Yes... that's what I meant. He said Wickham was...

    Yes... that's what I meant. He said Wickham was his "favourite" because Wickham would provide him with the greatest amount of foolishness to laugh at.

    Personally, I think Mr. Bennet is the fool...
  18. You don't need your book. There is a text...

    You don't need your book.
    There is a text version on this site.
    You can just search for keywords.
    http://www.online-literature.com/austen/prideprejudice/

    When does she sing?
    Is that at...
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    The question should have read, "Who did Mr....

    The question should have read, "Who did Mr. Bennet say was his favorite son-in-law." Then the answer of Wickham would have been more true, for I don't believe Wickham was ACTUALLY his favorite, but...
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    Poll: My parents did not discuss drugs with me... well...

    My parents did not discuss drugs with me... well except once my father told me not to smoke pot... and that was in the context of he had tried it and found out it wasn't okay. But I am the kind of...
  21. Do you mean when he went swimming? How did...

    Do you mean when he went swimming?
    How did people know to watch that part?
    Was it in the news?
    Were people told he was going to take off his clothes and go swimming?
    I had no idea people in the...
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    "though it spoke compassion, spoke likewise...

    "though it spoke compassion, spoke likewise restraint, said, ``I am afraid you have been long desiring my absence, nor have I any thing to plead in excuse of my stay, but real, though unavailing,...
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    Hi kiki... umm... would you mind very much...

    Hi kiki...

    umm... would you mind very much posting the chapter number for me... perhaps from the text version on this website?
    http://www.online-literature.com/austen/prideprejudice/

    I'd be...
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    While that is true, it would at least give a...

    While that is true, it would at least give a person the chapter and paragraph to look for in their own book.
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    Use the search feature on this website to find...

    Use the search feature on this website to find it.
    You can search the entire text of the book.
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