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entreated permission to introduce his friend, Mr. Wickham, who had returned with him the day before from town, and he was happy to say had accepted a commission in their corps.
how far Netherfield was from Meryton;
how long Mr. Darcy had been staying there.
her relation was very intimately acquainted with the family of de Bourgh.
Wickham had been obliged to go to town on business the day before, and was not yet returned;
the necessity of his absence had been self-imposed.
trusting their opinion of her — their opinion of everybody — would always coincide,
he had formerly seen him often;
he was a very gentlemanlike man,
how she had liked him.
as to the date of the building,
of going round the whole park,
it might be beyond a walk.
he meant to be in London the very next day, and would assist Mr. Bennet in every endeavour for recovering Lydia.
his earnest endeavours in the cause,
moderation to her, as well in her hopes as her fear;
to prevail on Mr. Bennet to return to Longbourn, as soon as he could,
on his arrival, he had immediately found out his brother, and persuaded him to come to Gracechurch Street;
Mr. Bennet had been to Epsom and Clapham, before his arrival, but without gaining any satisfactory information; and
he was now determined to inquire at all the principal hotels in town, as Mr. Bennet thought it possible they might have gone to one of them, on their first coming to London, before they procured lodgings. Mr. Gardiner himself did not expect any success from this measure, but as his brother was eager in it, he meant to assist him in pursuing it.
Mr. Bennet seemed wholly disinclined at present to leave London and promised to write again very soon.
It was not known that Wickham had a single relationship with whom he kept up any connection, and it was certain that he had no near one living. His former acquaintances had been numerous; but since he had been in the militia, it did not appear that he was on terms of particular friendship with any of them. There was no one, therefore, who could be pointed out as likely to give any news of him. And in the wretched state of his own finances, there was a very powerful motive for secrecy, in addition to his fear of discovery by Lydia's relations, for it had just transpired that he had left gaming debts behind him to a very considerable amount. Colonel Forster believed that
He owed a good deal in the town, but his debts of honour were still more formidable.
they might expect to see their father at home on the following day,
assurance of his eagerness to promote the welfare of any of his family;
entreaties that the subject might never be mentioned to him again. The principal purport of his letter was to inform them that Mr. Wickham had resolved on quitting the militia .
his dear sister Elizabeth,