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By Elizabeth Ann West

The 3rd novella within the Seasons of Serendipity sees the Bennet sisters divided by way of nations, now not counties. nonetheless suffering to discover family members balance after the dying of Mr. Bennet, Elizabeth joined together with her new husband, Fitzwilliam Darcy, converts her honeymoon in Scotland right into a challenge of hiding Lydia's scandal. Jane Bennet, lower than the wing of girl Matlock, learns that taking over the mantle of kinfolk champion comes with tight corset strings hooked up. Saving face in soirees with the Ton, Jane needs to fend off the talons of society's climber and discovers she has a far deeper selection to make approximately her personal destiny.

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Kopp bought the figs and raisins, deep-frozen peaches and raspberries. He was intoxicated. As the as­ sistants and salesgirls weighed, wrapped and reckoned, he hummed a tune. He also bought some spring onions and a bunch of pre-season hothouse radishes. He wanted to buy up the whole world. He danced his way to the cashier where he pinched the cheek of the greyish, white-smocked lady as she was handing him back the change from his hundred-forint bills. He ended up with so many packages, he decided to discard his transfer ticket and take a cab instead.

I'm getting fed up with your antics," the young woman said. She hated calling attention to herself so much that even on the bus she'd sit with her head turned to the window. She wouldn't even exchange a pair of shoes if they pinched. " The young man looked into her eyes. " At that moment the waitress approached. She had a knowing smile on her face. " "Definitely not. " "Ah. That's what we thought," the waitress laughed. "Gerbeaud's is a first-class luxury café. W e're only a second-class place here.

O r to put it another way, such is life," the cab­ bie added with a philosophical nod. Then, since he had come over in hopes of a fare, he headed back to his cab. At this point, yet another silence descended on the small gathering. Mrs. Hajduska looked into the grave, which was still gaping wide open at her feet. She lingered a while longer, but seeing that no one had any­ thing more to offer, she decided to take her leave. "Au revoir," she said as she lowered herself into her familiar resting place.

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