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Pride and Prejudice - Study Guide Volume 1: Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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The Miss. Bennets soon wait on the ladies of Netherfield, and the visit is soon returned. Although the Miss. Bingleys have made it clear that Mrs. Bennet and the younger Miss. Bennets are completely intolerable to them, they have made it known that they welcome a friendship with the two older daughters. However, Elizabeth is not blinded to their obvious snobbishness by their allusion to a developing friendship between them. She understands that the gesture comes directly from Mr. Bingley's regard for Jane, and that the Bingley ladies have little or no real inclination towards friendship for Jane, and for herself even less so. She is comforted by the fact that Jane is by nature guarded and discreet in showing excessive feelings for potential suitors, and that any efforts made by the Bingley sisters are in fact tributes to Mr. Bingley's regard for Jane.

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