Mr Wickham

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  • Mr Wickham
    • First Impression
      • 'Most gentleman- like appearance'
      • 'His appearance was greatly in his favour'
      • 'The best part of beauty, a fine countenance, a good figure and very pleasing address'
      • 'Happy readiness of conversation'
      • 'Perfectly correct and unassuming'
    • The Elopement
      • 'Banished to the North'
      • 'When Wickham and Lydia could be forgotten'
      • 'She was gone off with one of the officers; to own truth, with Wickham!'
      • 'To Kitty, however, it did not seem wholly unexpected'
      • 'His choice is disinterested at least, for he must know my father can give her nothing'
      • 'I cannot think ill of him'
      • 'Never, since reading Jane's second letter, had she entertained a hope of Wickham's meaning to marry her'
      • 'Wickham will never marry a woman without some money'
      • 'And we all know that Wickham has every charm of person and address that can captivate a woman'
      • 'And we both know he has been profligate in every sense of the word'
      • 'Invectives against the villainous conduct of Wickham'
      • 'She never came without reporting some fresh instance of Wickham's extravagance or irregularity'
      • 'Passions were stronger than their virtue'
      • 'When they each have a character to preserve, they will both be more prudent'
    • Darcy behaves oddly to him
      • 'Both changed colour, one looked white, the other red'
      • 'After a few moments, touched his hat, a salutation which Mr Darcy just deigned to return'
    • He tells Elizabeth his story
      • 'He meant to provide for me amply, and thought he had done it; but when the living fell, it was given elsewhere'
      • 'A man of honour could not have doubted the intention, but Mr Darcy chose to doubt it'
      • 'Or to treat is as merely a conditional recommendation'
      • 'The living became vacant two years ago, exactly as I was of an age to hold it, and that it was given to another man'
      • 'He deserves to be publicly disgraced'
      • 'I cannot accuse myself of having really done anything to deserve to lose it'
      • 'He had not the temper to bear the sort of competition in which we stood - the sort of preference which was often given to me'
      • 'I can hardly be just to him'
      • 'For almost all his actions can be traced to pride; and pride had often been his best friend'
    • Darcy gives Elizabeth a letter on Wickham's situation
      • 'The interest of one thousand pounds would be a very insufficient support therein'
      • 'I should not think it unreasonable of him to expect a more pecuniary advantage'
      • 'I thought too ill of him to invite him to Pemberley'
      • 'His studying law was a mere pretence'
      • 'His life was a life of idleness and dissipation'
      • 'He was well assured that I had no other person to provide for, and I could not have forgotten my revered father's intentions'
      • 'He was doubtless as violent in his abuse of me'
      • 'She was persuaded to believe herself in love and consent to an elopement'
      • 'Mr Wickham's chief object was unquestionably my sister's fortune'
    • Marriage of Lydia and Wickham
      • 'They are not married.  Nor can I find any intention of being so'
      • 'Her equal share of the five thousand pounds secured amongst your children'
      • 'Elizabeth had not before believed him quite equal of that assurance'
      • 'Wickham's affection for Lydia was just as Elizabeth expected to find it; not equal to Lydia's for him'
      • 'She would have wondered why, without violently caring for her, he chose to elope with her at all'
      • 'He was her dear Wickham on every occasion; no one was to be put in competition with him'
      • 'He did everything best in the world and she was sure he would kill more birds on 1st September, than anybody else in the country'
    • 'One of the most worthless young men in Great Britain'


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