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Pride and Prejudice Chapter Summary & Analysis - Volume 3: Chapter 6 Summary

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Volume 3: Chapter 6 Summary

There is nothing to do but wait for news from Mr. Bennet or Mr. Gardiner. Each morning they await the arrival of the post anxiously, but nothing comes except a letter from Mr. Collins, which has all the pomp of his former self but none of the civility. He remarks that Lydia had better be dead than in her current situation, and advises the family to throw off their "unworthy child from your affection forever, and leave her to reap the fruits of her own heinous offence." He also expresses his relief that Elizabeth had turned him down the year before, for if she had not he too would be mixed up in the sordid affair.

Meanwhile, they find out more terrible things about Mr. Wickham. He has debts all over Meryton and Brighton, his gaming debts in Brighton alone amounting to over...

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