You rouse yourself sufficiently to remember your position as head of the family, and you lay down the law as follows:

 

  1. The words Darcy, Bingley and Netherfield Park are henceforth never to be uttered in this house.

  2. When going out of doors, your wife and daughters must wear sacks over their heads to avoid seeing either Mr D----  or Mr B------.

  3. Mrs Bennet’s sack will have eye-holes, so that she can lead the way safely for your daughters.

 

You express surprise when these rules are not well received. In a fit of temper, you lock up your wife and daughters – even Lizzy – and throw away the key. You live peacefully ever after.

 

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