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Pamela Aidan
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Fitzwilliam George Alexander Darcy

Fitzwilliam George Alexander Darcy is the protagonist of "An Assembly Such As This." He is a wealthy gentleman who owns a beautiful estate named Pemberley. After his parents' deaths, he becomes the caretaker for his younger sister, Georgiana. He is worldly, grave and unsociable which results in his being disliked by people who do not know him very well. Darcy is very good friends with Charles Bingley and serves as his mentor. When Darcy first enters the assembly hall in Meryton, he does not anticipate an enjoyable evening and laments wasting his evening in such a disagreeable manner. He refuses to dance, and when Bingley suggests he dance with his partner's sister, Darcy claims "she is tolerable but not handsome enough to tempt me"; however, Darcy is intrigued by this lady, Elizabeth Bennet. Meanwhile, as Bingley begins to court Elizabeth's sister, Jane, Darcy attempts to...

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