What's going on in the rest of the book?
Pride and Prejudice Chapter 9 Summary
- The next morning, Mrs. Bennet and the doctor Mr. Jones arrive. They decide that Jane isn't in real danger, but she'd still better stay at Netherfield.
- Everyone congregates in the breakfast parlour, and it's immediately embarrassing.
- Elizabeth tries to save her mother from her own foolish talk, but Mrs. Bennet just makes a fool of herself.
- When the Bennets leave to go to Jane's room, the Bingley women start to gossip about them, but Mr. Darcy miraculously holds back.