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Pride and Prejudice Chapter 54 Summary

READ THE BOOK: Chapter 54
  • Elizabeth mopes around. Why did Darcy come at all if he was just going to be silent and serious?
  • She decides she won't think about him anymore.
  • That resolution lasts about five minutes.
  • When Mr. Bingley and Mr. Darcy come for dinner, it's clear that Mr. Bingley and Jane are totally into each other.
  • Mr. Darcy has to sit next to Mrs. Bennet. The two simply endure each other.
  • Elizabeth hopes all evening that she'll get a chance to speak to Mr. Darcy but, alas, like any good romance, she gets thwarted at every turn.
READ THE BOOK: Chapter 54

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