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1. How old is Mr Darcy in "Pride and Prejudice?"
2. How many of the men in these five books are a member of the clergy or about to become one? (Ignore these background characters: Dr Grant, Mr Wentworth, Mr Norris.)
3. How many men proposed more than once to the SAME woman in any of the 5 books?
4. Which of these is NOT the first name of any man mentioned in any of the five books?
5. In the five books, two men succeed due to the illness of the one they admire. One is Captain Benwick, (Louisa Musgrove in "Persuasion") the other is?
6. Henry Crawford ("Mansfield Park") was a man who loved making women love him. The first two times are a success but what is so special about the third?
7. George Wickham ("Pride and Prejudice") is like many other villains. He nearly elopes with Miss Darcy and everyone believes he eloped with Lydia Bennet until they are found in London. What character actually does elope to Gretna Green?
8. George Wickham lived in sin with Lydia Bennet in London before he was persuaded by Mr Darcy to marry her. Is he the only man in the 5 books to live in sin with a woman (i.e. sleep together but not married.)
9. Mr Wickham stops admiring Elizabeth for Miss King, a woman who had just inherited £10,000. Which of these men also reject someone they admire for money?
10. In each of the stories there is one man who is a villain or crass, one the deserving lover and then one or more good-natured gentlemen.
11. Which gentlemen is this quote referring to: "he wore a blue coat and rode a black horse"? The description is made when the girls first catch sight of him.
12. What is the name of Mr Collin's "humble abode"? ("Pride and Prejudice")
13. In "Pride and Prejudice" and "Sense and Sensibility" there are references to the army. In "Persuasion" and "Mansfield Park" there are references to the navy. In "Emma" are there references to the army or navy?
14. Which of these men marries his cousin?
15. Which of these men asks a women if she feels "a great inclination to seize such an opportunity of dancing the reel"?
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