Tag: Caroline Bingley

Caroline Bingley Plans a Ball

The Bennets have just visited Netherfield and Lydia has named the day of the ball. Now it is up to Caroline to plan a ball.   Nov 14, 1811 The garish Bennet women finally trundled out of Netherfield’s parlor. Not a moment too soon. Caroline pressed her eyes with thumb and forefinger. They had already …

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Planning a Ball

 In Pride and Prejudice, Caroline Bingley is required to plan the Netherfield ball in something on the order of two weeks. What did planning a ball really require? Planning a Ball Most of us have, at some time or another been called upon to host an event. The frenzy, stress and excitement are familiar to …

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Having a ball, pt 2

    Caroline plans the Netherfield Ball Nov 16, 1811 Caroline dipped in a curtsey. Graceful, but hardly gracious. And the little chit did not even know the difference. Good thing she was pretty enough for a little country town or with manners like that, Lydia Bennet would surely have no hope of any kind of …

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Having a ball, pt 1

    The Bennet have just visited Netherfield and Lydia has named the day of the ball. Nov 14, 1811 The garish Bennet women finally trundled out of Netherfield’s parlor. Not a moment too soon. Caroline pressed her eyes with thumb and forefinger. They had already overstayed their allotted quarter hour by that much again. …

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