A Private Performance: A Sequel to Jane Austen's Pride and by Helen Halstead
By Helen Halstead
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Georgiana looked earnestly at Elizabeth, wondering if she feared Darcy’s contempt, and puzzling over whether such a change in his feelings was possible. Elizabeth laughed and touched the frown creasing Georgiana’s forehead. ” Her dark eyes were dancing, and her expression hovering between sweetness and irony. ” “No, indeed. ” Georgiana sat mesmerised. She felt half in love with Elizabeth herself. She was excited and in awe and happy, all at once. Yet beneath the happiness was a tiny sensation of unease.
Oh, Mr. Bennet. Lizzy is gone so far off and her husband so taciturn. Will he be severe with her? Lizzy does so love a joke. What will they find to talk about? ” “‘O! Call back yesterday, bid time return,’ saith the bard. Mrs. Bennet, is it not late to be considering such problems? ” “So I am, of course. It was a triumph to see her drive away in such a splendid carriage with such livery! They did look so fine. Mr. ” She adjusted the ribbons on her nightcap. “What congratulations and compliments we have been receiving.
Mr. Foxwell and I have invited a group of friends to dine this evening. I hope you are not already engaged? My husband is out for the day and I believe he does not know of your arrival in town. ” “A pleasant one, I hope,” said Elizabeth. “I doubt not. ” She rose, said her farewells and was gone. “I like her very much,” said Elizabeth. “I shall look forward to knowing her better. ” She turned to Georgiana, who was looking as happy and excited as if she were included in the invitation. ” “I do not mind, Elizabeth.