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An Assembly Such as This Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 7, Dueling in Earnest Summary

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Chapter 7, Dueling in Earnest Summary

Darcy is excited to receive a package containing two eagerly anticipated volumes about war. At dinner, Elizabeth Bennet announces that Jane will join their party in the drawing room later in the evening. Darcy tells Bingley that he has received the two volumes and Bingley asks to borrow them after Darcy reads them. Miss Bingley asks to read one of them while Darcy reads the other; Darcy reluctantly agrees. The ladies leave the gentlemen to their port, but Bingley and Darcy are eager to join the ladies in the drawing room. Bingley attends Jane as Darcy tries to read though Miss Bingley distracts him before tossing her borrowed book aside and asking Elizabeth to take a turn around the room, inviting Darcy to join them as well. Darcy refuses, stating that either they are in each other's confidence and he would...

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