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Pride and Prejudice Chapter Summary & Analysis - Volume 3: Chapter 8 Summary

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Volume 3: Chapter 8 Summary

Mrs. Bennet's high spirits are suddenly quelled by her husband's assurance that not only would he not spend one penny on wedding clothes for Lydia, but that from that day forth, Lydia would never again be received at Longbourn. The argument that ensues is long and tedious, but Mr. Bennet does not budge an inch on either account.

Soon another letter from Mr. Gardiner arrives, reassuring them all that everything is taken care of, and that Wickham has resigned from his regiment, and accepted a posting far in the north.

Meanwhile, Elizabeth is feeling more and more desolate about her romance with Mr. Darcy that was now never to be, due to her sister's miserable recklessness. She is also upset with herself for confiding in Mr. Darcy in the first place, as the fiasco now seemed to be ending, and she thinks regretfully that if...

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