Tag Archive: Pride and Prejudice

Mar 16 2017

Snowbound at Hartfield Chapter 16

A Jane Austen Mashup Short Story. What happens when Emma meets Persuasion and Pride and Prejudice? A wedding perhaps?  Find other chapters HERE. Saturday morning—Friday was unfortunately too soon for the butcher to prepare Emma’s order—Elizabeth stood before the mirror in her second best gown. No, it was not new, but it was silk, and pale blue, …

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Mar 09 2017

Snowbound at Hartfield Chapter 15

A Jane Austen Mashup Short Story. What happens when Emma meets Persuasion and Pride and Prejudice? A courtship for Elizabeth Elliot perhaps?  Find other chapters HERE.   Mrs. Darcy squealed like a little girl and pounced on them. It really was quite sweet, in a very familiar sort of way. Familiar was … nice … quite nice. …

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Mar 02 2017

Snowbound at Hartfield Chapter 14

A Jane Austen Mashup Short Story. What happens when Emma meets Persuasion and Pride and Prejudice? A woman who looks very fine a riding habit perhaps?  Find other chapters HERE. Fitzwilliam nearly collided with the housekeeper in the front hall. “Is there something wrong, sir?” A familiar expression of fear darkened her eyes. How many times …

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Feb 23 2017

Snowbound at Hartfield Chapter 13

A Jane Austen Mashup Short Story. What happens when Emma meets Persuasion and Pride and Prejudice? A courtship for Elizabeth Elliot perhaps?  Find other chapters HERE.  Just after dawn the next morning, Fitzwilliam paced along the base of the great stairs, looking for all the world like Darcy waiting for his female Fitzwilliam cousins to be ready …

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Feb 21 2017

Providing for young ladies’ future in Jane Austen’s World

How did dowries provide for a young woman’s future? A Woman’s Dowry Though Pride and Prejudice’s Mr. Bennet referred to dowries as “bribes to worthless young men to marry his daughters,” dowries were more commonly considered a means by which a responsible family compensated a husband for their daughter’s lifelong upkeep. How’s that for a romantic notion?  Dowries …

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