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Pride and Prejudice - Volume 2: Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

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Volume 2: Chapter 8 Summary

For nearly a week, the Hunsford party is not invited to Rosings, and although Colonel Fitzwilliam calls on them a few times during the week, Mr. Darcy keeps his distance. They are then invited to Rosings for dinner after church one day, and thanks to the presence of the two gentlemen, the evening passes much more agreeably for Elizabeth than it has done on previous visits. Colonel Fitzwilliam takes a fancy to Elizabeth, and they chat amiably, under the watchful eye of Mr. Darcy. Elizabeth is asked to take up the piano, and she plays well, delighting her listeners and engaging all the while in easy banter with both gentlemen. She flirts easily with Mr. Darcy, with Colonel Fitzwilliam acting as the playful intermediary between the two.

Volume 2: Chapter 8 Analysis

It is clear that Colonel Fitzwilliam admires Elizabeth, and that she enjoys his company. However...

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