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Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice


by Jane Austen

Mr. Bingley Timeline and Summary

  • Mr. Bingley arrives at Netherfield and returns Mr. Bennet's visit.
  • At the Lucases' ball, Mr. Bingley dances with Jane twice, a real honor that suggests he finds her attractive.
  • Mr. Bingley begins to pay special attention to Jane. The two appear to fall in love.
  • Mr. Bingley leaves for London, but promises he will have dinner at Longbourn when he returns.
  • Mr. Bingley does not return from London; his sisters leave for London to join him.
  • While Jane is in London for three months, Mr. Bingley does not visit her.
  • Mr. Bingley returns to Netherfield after being gone for almost a year. Since he has learned the truth from Mr. Darcy about how Jane really did like him, he dares to hope that Jane might still like him.
  • Mr. Bingley proposes and Jane accepts.