oh Jane i’m so happy for you
Thank you
and Lizzie too of course
Yes, that’s wonderful
and now Lydia too
thank God you all found such wonderful men to marry
Thank you
we would all honestly be homeless right now if you hadn’t 
I suppose that’s true
we would have nowhere to go 
everyone we know would just
allow that to happen to us
I hope you don’t think I was so hard on all of you about it without cause
No of course not
It’s just that if you didn’t marry I would spend the rest of my life worrying about my homeless daughters 
I’m just glad we’re all so happy now
and even if you aren’t 
literally your only other options would have been prostitution or begging 
so
Let’s not talk about it
Please have sons 
all right, Mother
have sons and be happy
I know
I’m still going to lose the house 
the minute your father dies 
he’ll just be dead and I’ll have no husband 
and no house and nothing
I know
I’m going to have to live with one of you 
you’re going to have let me move in with you 
I know

- Texts from Pride and Prejudice, The Hairpin

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