"My dear Mr. Bennet," said his lady to him one day, "have you heard that
Netherfield Park is let at last?" Mr. Bennet replied that he had not. "But it
is," returned she; "for Mrs. Long has just been here, and she told me all about
it." Mr. Bennet made no answer. "Do not you want to know who has taken it?"
cried his wife impatiently. "You want to tell me, and I have no objection to