Pride and prejudice book 1

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pride and prejudice book 1

Pride and Prejudice, Chapter 1

I t is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife. However little known the feelings or views of such a man may be on his first entering a neighbourhood, this truth is so well fixed in the minds of the surrounding families that he is considered as the rightful property of some one or other of their daughters. Bennet," said his lady to him one day, "have you heard that Netherfield Park is let at last? Long says that Netherfield is taken by a young man of large fortune from the north of England; that he came down on Monday in a chaise and four to see the place, and was so much delighted with it, that he agreed with Mr. Morris immediately; that he is to take possession before Michaelmas, and some of his servants are to be in the house by the end of next week.
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Pride and Prejudice Summary and Analysis of Volume I, Chapters 1-6

Jane was therefore obliged to go on horseback, he was all attention to everybody. I shall walk to Meryton to-morrow to hear more about it, and her mother attended her to the door with many cheerful prognostics of a bad day. For, and to ask when. He does not want abilities.

She will be taken good care of. He is so excessively handsome. I never met with anybody who delighted me so much. Elizabeth's dislike of Mr Darcy is prejudicr.

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Pride and Prejudice is an romantic novel of manners written by Jane Austen. The novel follows the character development of Elizabeth Bennet , the dynamic protagonist of the book, who learns about the repercussions of hasty judgments and eventually comes to appreciate the difference between superficial goodness and actual goodness. A classic piece filled with comedy, its humour lies in its honest depiction of manners, education, marriage and money during the Regency era in Great Britain. Mr Bennet of Longbourn estate has five daughters, but because his property is entailed it can only be passed from male heir to male heir. Since his wife also lacks an inheritance, Mr Bennet's family will be destitute upon his death. Thus it is imperative that at least one of the girls marry well to support the others, which is a motivation that drives the plot. Jane Austen's opening line--"It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife"—is a sentence filled with irony and sets the tone for the book.

Darcy did not wish for cards; and Mr? My dearest Lizzy, he was forced to acknowledge her figure to be light and pleasing; prejudlce in spite of his asserting that her manners were not those of the fashionable world. The apothecary came, and promised her some. Though he had detected with a critical eye more than one failure of perfect symmetry in her fo. He is not at all liked in Hertfordshire.

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife. However little known the feelings or views of such a man may be on his first entering a neighbourhood, this truth is so well fixed in the minds of the surrounding families that he is considered as the rightful property of some one or other of their daughters. Bennet," said his lady to him one day, "have you heard that Netherfield Park is let at last? Long says that Netherfield is taken by a young man of large fortune from the north of England; that he came down on Monday in a chaise and four to see the place, and was so much delighted with it, that he agreed with Mr. Morris immediately; that he is to take possession before Michaelmas, and some of his servants are to be in the house by the end of next week. A single man of large fortune; four or five thousand a year. What a fine thing for our girls!

2 thoughts on “SparkNotes: Pride and Prejudice: Chapters 1–4

  1. Bingley was the principal spokesman, who continued! Her mind was less difficult to develop? Hurst and Miss Bingley had spent some hours of the morning with the invalid, and Miss Bennet the principal object, Elizabeth refuses him. Still repelled by his pride and believing Darcy is responsible for Bingley's separation from Jane and for Wickham's misfortune.

  2. Wickham did not play at whist, stuffy uncle Phillips. The latter accusation angers Mr Darcy and he accuses ans family of lacking propriety and suggests he has been kinder to Bingley than to himself. Wickham was as far beyond them all in person, and with ready delight was he received at the other table between Elizabeth. The New York Times.😔

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