Mrs. Bennet accosts the couple as soon as they leave the room and starts congratulating them.
Mr. Collins is all, Thanks! She said no, but I'm sure she's just trying to be a proper female!
Mrs. Bennet, being about an iota more perceptive than Mr. Collins, realizes that Elizabeth doesn't intend to marry Mr. Collins.
She freaks out and yells for her husband.
In the study, Mrs. Bennet threatens to never see Elizabeth again if she continues to refuse Mr. Collins, at which point Mr. Bennet threatens to never see Elizabeth again if she <em>accepts </em>Mr. Collins.
Meanwhile, Charlotte Lucas arrives and Mr. Collins asks how her family is.
Mr. Collins, completely confused about the reasons for his rejection, finally saves a little face and withdraws his proposal.