9.25.17

Wedding Wednesday: My Sister’s Wedding

Elizabeth could not oppose such a wish; and from this time Mr. Bingley’s name was scarcely ever mentioned between them.

Mrs. Bennet still continued to wonder and repine at his returning no more, and though a day seldom passed in which Elizabeth did not account for it clearly, there was little chance of her ever considering it with less perplexity. Her daughter endeavoured to convince her of what she did not believe herself, that his attentions to Jane had been merely the effect of a common and transient liking, which ceased when he saw her no more; but though the probability of the statement was admitted at the time, she had the same story to repeat every day. Mrs. Bennet’s best comfort was that Mr. Bingley must be down again in the summer.

Mr. Bennet treated the matter differently. “So, Lizzy,” said he one day, “your sister is crossed in love, I find. I congratulate her. Next to being married, a girl likes to be crossed a little in love now and then. It is something to think of, and it gives her a sort of distinction among her companions. When is your turn to come? You will hardly bear to be long outdone by Jane. Now is your time. Here are officers enough in Meryton to disappoint all the young ladies in the country. Let Wickham be your man. He is a pleasant fellow, and would jilt you creditably.”

Leave a Comment

Customize with our plugins
EmPress Themes: WordPress themes for lifestyle bloggers

1 Color Pack Plugin

Set 2 Color Pack to default to use:

2 Color Pack Plugin

Font Customizer Plugin: Logo

Pink marks Font Customizer Lite font

Font Customizer Plugin: Titles

Font Customizer Plugin: Navigation

Font Customizer Plugin: Accents

Font Customizer Plugin: Body

This is our newsletter pop up plugin

You can edit the pop-up's subscribe title, this description text, add an optional photo, change all colors, and set a display frequency! Works with Wordpress.org themes. Buy it here.