Thanks for the interesting reflection Carrol which I enjoyed. They are a sad
lot the men in this book. I wonder why more of the women don't take up
Charlotte Lucas' observation that she bears the solitude quite well

Cheers Pete

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Darcy admits that he can only, really, _be_ Darcy as the husband of
Elizabeth. To
be himself, he had to be completed: he was indeed in want of a wife, a
particular one