There is excitement at Longbourn when it is learned that Mr. Collins has made an offer of marriage! But who would accept an offer from one of the stupidest men in England?
Mrs. Bennet cannot bear to think of Charlotte Lucas being mistress at Longbourn, and she being forced to give way! What consolation is offered by Mr. Bennet?
|that Mr. Collins will not want to be so far from Lady Catherine de Bourgh|
|that she could always go live with her sister|
|that the dowager cottage will be available for her|
|that he might outlive her|
Wickham is dancing with a young lady who is not very attractive, but who has inherited a fortune of £10,000! What is her name?
Jane goes to London to stay with her aunt and uncle, and has a visit from Miss Bingley, who made it evident that she took no pleasure from seeing her. What is Miss Bingley's first name?
Charlotte has invited Lizzie to visit her at Hunsford. Her father suggests she should be happy to see Mr. Collins, not to mention the Lady Catherine de Bourgh, as Lizzie is a:
|scholar of the absurd|
|admirer of fools and imbeciles|
|connoisseur of human folly|
|devotee of irrational personages|
Mr. Collins is truly honoured to be able to welcome the party to his humble abode. What does he describe as eminently suitable for a clergyman?
What activity does Charlotte encourage Mr. Collins to spend as much as possible of his time doing?
|tending his flock|
There is a big commotion when Miss Anne de Bourgh arrives at the parsonage - it was so great that Lizzie thought:
|the pigs had got into the garden|
|there was a fox-hunt nearby|
|there was a badger on the grounds|
|the geese had escaped|
Lizzie thinks Miss Anne de Bourgh will make Darcy a proper wife because she looks __________.
|bilious and tart|
|sickly and cross|
|infirm and resentful|
|feeble and ill-tempered|
Lady Catherine de Bourgh is specifically shocked to learn that:
|Lizzie is not one to defer to her elders, or her betters in society|
|Lizzie had turned down a fine gentleman such as Mr. Collins|
|the younger Bennet daughters are out before the older ones are married|
|Lizzie is not yet one-and-twenty|
Rosings Park has visitors - Darcy and his cousin, whose surname is the same as Darcy's first name. What is it?
In vain Mr Darcy has struggled, but his feelings will not be repressed. How does he begin his proposal of marriage to Lizzie?
|"You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you"|
|"You pierce my soul. I am half agony, half hope"|
|"I will express myself as sensibly as a man violently in love can be supposed to do"|
|"I have been examining the workings of my heart, and I can truly say this..."|
Darcy states that his proposal is not that of a rational man, for all of the following reasons except:
|it is against his own better judgement|
|he will be going expressly against the wishes of his family and his friends|
|his irrational passion will not be denied|
|the relative situation of their families is such that any alliance between us must be regarded as a highly reprehensible connection|
Lizzie rejects her second marriage proposal in as many episodes. What is not one of her stated reasons for doing so?
|"I cannot like you well enough to marry you"|
|"Do you think any consideration would tempt me to accept the man who’s been the means of ruining the happiness of a most beloved sister?"|
|"You chose to tell me that you liked me against your will, against your reason, and even against your character"|
|"My dislike of you was decided when I heard Mr Wickham's story of your dealings with him"|
Darcy is not ashamed of the feelings he related. They were natural and just. Could you expect him to ________?
|take pride that he has been kinder to his friend than to himself|
|rejoice in the inferiority of Lizzie's connections|
|ignore these honest scruples which are plain to see|
|celebrate his weakness in not overcoming these rational objections|
Complete this quote: "The mode of your declaration merely spared me any concern I might have felt in refusing you,________"
|"you have made no effort in civility"|
|"had you behaved in a more gentleman-like manner"|
|"never has there been a proposal of marriage with such disdain and arrogance"|
|"but your impropriety, sir, was outspoken and insufferable"|
Following Lizzie's reaction of his marriage proposal, Darcy writes a letter to defend himself against the charges laid at his door. Mr Wickham declined any interest in the church as a career but requested, and was granted, the sum of ______ instead of the living
More damningly, Mr. Wickham convinced Darcy's sister Georgiana to elope with him! How old was Georgiana at the time?
As for detaching Mr. Bingley from Lizzie's sister Jane, Darcy does not deny this - though what part of this might have been beneath him?
|convincing Bingley that Jane was more interested in his fortune|
|reading Bingley's letters to Jane|
|rejoicing in his triumph at separating Bingley from Jane|
|concealing from Bingley that Jane was in London|
How many times since her arrival has Lizzie been invited with the Collinses to dine at Rosings?
Ill news for Kitty and Lydia - the regiment is leaving Meryton. Where are they going?
Lydia also passes on the news that Wickham is not to marry Mary King after all. "I shouldn't think he cared three straws about her. Who could about such a ________?"
|awful, cross-eyed little thing|
|beastly, buck-toothed little thing|
|vile, ill-favored little thing|
|nasty, freckled little thing|
Lydia gets her way, and goes to Brighton as the particular friend of:
Lizzie is taking another trip away from Longbourn, this time with her aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs Gardiner. Where do they initially plan to go?
|the Lake Country|
|the Scottish Highlands|
Unfortunately, Mr Gardiner's business won't allow him enough time away, and they will be visiting Derbyshire instead. What is the name of Darcy's Derbyshire estate?
What is the name of the village five miles from Pemberley?
Lizzie and the Gardiners go to Pemberley. Perhaps the beauty of the house renders its owner a little less _________?
Lizzie runs into Darcy unexpectedly on the Pemberley grounds. What had he been doing just before?
|urinating behind a tree|
Darcy has had a transformation, and is delighted to make the acquaintance of Lizzie's relatives from Cheapside. He even invites Mr. Gardiner to engage in what activity?
Darcy advises Lizzie that the rest of his party arrives tomorrow. It includes all of the following, except: