By Elizabeth Ann West
While Jane Bennet’s disorder at Netherfield finally ends up now not being only a trifling chilly, yet an endemic that sweeps via Hertfordshire, the lives at Longbourn are became the wrong way up. Elizabeth Bennet reveals herself misplaced with out a loved friend and the interferences of 1 Fitzwilliam Darcy so much demanding. fighting the bombastic habit of Mr. Collins, Elizabeth runs to London for the security of her aunt and uncle. yet buddies and introductions convey Mr. Darcy again into her existence and Elizabeth discovers he may perhaps simply mend her damaged middle.
A sweetheart romantic novella, A wintry weather improper is the 1st in a sequence of seasonal episodes following the Bennet relatives after the lack of their patriarch. wintry weather explores the emotions of grief and loss all of us have skilled, whereas nonetheless maintaining a silver lining for that darkish cloud.
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I suppose innocence is a precarious bliss. On the other hand, if one’s mind is like a dead mole’s belly, it is wise, I think, to examine it closely but not too often, and to repeat that confirmation for one’s self every morning and evening. As a young child I had been, of course, as naturally religious as a savage or an angel. But even then, I think, I never could quite believe that Paradise was a mere Fenne-land. ’ I held down my limp, coral-coloured arithmetic. ‘Yes,’ said she. I wondered awhile, losing myself, as if in wanderings like Ariel’s, between the clouds.
Apart from these, one or two old country friends and distant relatives, I believe, attended his funeral, but none even of them can have been profoundly interested in the Hop, the Oyster, or the Cherry, at least in the abstract. Dr. Grose, owing to ill-health, had given up his practice and was gone abroad. But though possibly inquiry was made after the small creature that had been left behind, I stubbornly shut myself away in my room under the roof, listening in a fever of apprehension to every sinister movement in the house beneath.
But it was my soul, if that is brother to the spirit and can be neighbour to pride, that revolted against her proposition. I had to shut my eyes at the very remembrance of Miss Fenne’s prim and musty drawing-room. Every intimation, every jerk of her trembling head, every pounce of her jewelled fingers only hardened my heart. Poor Miss Fenne. Her resentment at my refusal seemed to increase her shortness of sight. Looking in on her from my balcony, I had the advantage of her, as she faced me in the full light in her chair, dressed up in her old lady’s clothes like a kind of human Alp among my pygmy belongings.
A Winter Wrong: A Pride and Prejudice Novella Variation (Seasons of Serendipity, Book 1) by Elizabeth Ann West