How did mr bennet react to news of elizabeth's engagement to mr darcy?
At first, he was incredulous, being convinced that Elisabeth hated Mr. Darcy. When she assured him that her sentiments have changed radically along the way, he was happy for her. He was also glad that he didn't have to pay back Lydia's dowry, which the thought he owed his brother-in-law, but it was paid by Mr. Darcy instead.
Although Mr. Bennet thought that he did not like Mr.Darcy how did Mr. Bennet react to the news of Elizabeth's engagement to Mr. Darcy?
incredulous Mr. Bennett was appalled at the request of Mr. Darcy to marry Elizabeth. Mr. Bennett consented because Mr. Darcy was wealthy and socially (as well as personally) powerful. When Lizzy came to see Mr. Bennett, he feared she was only marrying Darcy for his money and social position and that she would be unhappy in her marriage (as he was by marrying Mrs. Bennett for her looks when she was actually a shallow, empty-headed…
Did Charles Bingley's sister have a petulant reaction to the news of the engagement of Mr Darcy and Elizabeth?
Elizabeth and Darcy meet at Pemberley several weeks after Darcy proposed to Elizabeth. Darcy is happy to see her, he invites her family over for tea and fishing hoping he can convince Elizabeth to marry him. Elizabeth is happy but embarrassed to see him. Elizabeth had previously believed that Darcy had done evil things, but had since learned otherwise and felt guilty of admonishing him during his proposal.
Lady Catherine opposed the idea that Elizabeth might marry Darcy so vehemently, that she travelled fifty miles to be certain it would not happen. When the marriage did take place, Lady Catherine did not attend and stopped all contact with Darcy. Eventually, however, he contacted her, at Elizabeth's bidding. She relented and visited the couple at Pemberly.
How does bingley react when mr darcy tells him about concealing Jane's stay in London in Pride and Prejudice?
Charlie starts hootin' an' hollerin' because he is so sure of Renee's reaction. Bella's mother has drilled into her how serious marriage is and how only stupid people do it right after high school. However, when Renee accepts the engagement without so much as a peep about it, Charlie gets grumpy. He thought that Renee would reject it and fight it, even. So he laughs and then turns into a grumpykins.
In chapter 6 of the book The Picture of Dorian Gray how does basil react when lord Henry tells him about dorian's engagement?
In Jesus' day, an 'engagement' was the same as a marriage, commitment-wise. If a couple was engaged to be married, they were officially committed to each other as husband and wife, and breaking the engagement was called a 'divorce'. The only thing they couldn't do while engaged,was have sexual relations, until after the actual marriage ceremony. So when Joseph discovered that Mary was pregnant, knowing that HE was not the father, he had the 'normal'…