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Pride & Prejudice

  • Chapter 1

    Chapter 1
    Longbourn, Herfordshire
    Mr. and Mrs. Bennet discuss Mr. Bingley renting Netherfield Park.
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  • Chapter 2

    Longbourn
    Mr. Bennet reveals he secretly visited Mr. Bingley that morning.
  • Chapter 3

    Longbourn
    Mr. Bingley returns Mr. Bennet's visit.
  • Chapter 7

    Longbourn
    A letter from Caroline Bingley arrives for Jane, requesting that she come dine that evening at Netherfield.
  • Chapter 3

    Meryton Assembly Hall, Hertfordshire
    The Meryton ball commmences. Mr. Darcy slights Elizabeth by refusing to dance with her.
  • Chapter 4

    Longbourn
    Jane and Elizabeth speak about Mr. Bingley.
  • Chapter 4

    The Bingley sisters form opinions of their own about the Bennets.
  • Chapter 5

    Longbourn
    The Lucas women come to Longbourn to gossip the evening events with the Bennet women.
  • Chapter 6

    Netherfield
    The ladies of Longbourn visit Netherfield. Mrs. Hurst and Miss Bingley think Jane's manners are pleasing, but find Mrs. Bennet and the younger sisters not worth speaking to.
  • Chapter 6

    Longbourn- Lucas Lodge
    Elizabeth and Charlotte discuss Hane and Bingley's relationship, and Mr, Darcy.
  • Chapter 6

    Chapter 6
    Mr. Darcy notices Elizabeth's fine eyes. Caroline Bingley becomes jealous. Mr. Lucas tries to get Elizabeth and Darcy to dance, but Elizabeth refuses in return of Darcy's earlier snub.
  • Chapter 18

    Elizabeth becomes disappointed the Mr. Wickham does not show up to the ball. She has to endure two dances with Mr. Wickham.
  • Chapter 7

    Meryton town, Herfordshire
    Kitty and Lydia walk to Meryton to see the officers stationed there and shop.
  • Chapter 7

    Longbourn
    The Bennet's estate is in Entail, Mr. Bennet must leave his property to the closest male heir.
  • Chapter 7

    Elizabeth receives a letter from Jane informing her that Jane has fallen ill from being wet travelling to Netherfield in the rain. Elizabeth walks three miles in the mud to visit her.
  • Chapter 7

    Chapter 7
    Netherfield
    Elizabeth arrives in muddy skirts, causing a sensation. The country doctor comes to Netherfield to inspect Jane's condition. Elizabeth decides to stay at Netherfield with her.
  • Chapter 8

    Netherfield
    Elizabeth, Miss Bingley, Mr. Darcy, and Mrs. Hurst all sit down for dinner. The Bingley sisters gossip about Elizabeth.
  • Chapter 8

    The company gathers in the drawing room. A discussion commences on women's accomplishments, or lack thereof.
  • Chapter 9

    Netherfield
    Mrs. Bennet, accompanied by Lydia and Kitty, visit Jane and Elizabeth at Netherfield. The Bingleys are persuaded in keeping Jane a little longer. Elizabeth stays.
  • Chapter 10

    Netherfield
    During the day, Elizabeth spends the majority of with Jane. In the evening, she converses with Mr. Bingley, his sisters, and Mr. Darcy. Mr. Darcy's attraction to Elizabeth grows.
  • Chapter 10

    Miss Bingley attempts to annoy Mr. Darcy by teasing him on his liking of Elizabeth's eyes. Elizabeth comes across them on the grounds. She chooses not to walk with them.
  • Chapter 11

    That night, Jane is able to join the others in the drawing room. Mr. Bingley is attentive to her.
  • Chapter 11

    Mr. Bingley reaffirms his commitment to hosting a ball at Netherfield. Elizabeth and Darcy banter about his flaws, real and imagined.
  • Chapter 12

    Netherfield
    It is agreed that Jane and Elizabeth will leave the next morning. Aware of, and unnerved by his growing attraction to Elizabeth, Darcy says very little to her.
  • Chapter 12

    After church, Jane and Elizabeth leave Netherfield to return to Longbourn.
  • Chapter 13

    Mr. Bennet's cousin, Mr. Collins, arrives to "make peace" with the Bennet family. He plans to stay at Longbourn for nearly two weeks.
  • Chapter 14

    At dinner, Mr. Collins regales the Bennets with stories about his patroness, Lady Catherine de Bourgh.
  • Chapter 14

    After dinner, Mr. Collins reads Fordyce's Sermons to the Bennets until Lydia interrupts him with gossip. Though all apologize, Mr. Collins refuses to continue.
  • Chapter 15

    Mr. Collins reveals that he intends to marry one of the sisters. Mrs. Bennet determines it will be Elizabeth.
  • Chapter 15

    The five sisters and Mr. Collins walk to Meryton and talk with Lydia's officer friend, Mr. Denny. The sisters meet Mr. Denny's friend, Mr. Wicham.
  • Chapter 15

    The company runs into Mr. Bingley and Mr. Darcy. There is an awkward encounter between Darcy and Wickham. The sisters and Mr. Collins walk to the Phillips' house to visit.
  • Chapter 15

    One the walk home, Elizabeth tells Jane about the awkward encounter between Darcy and Wickham.
  • Chapter 16

    Meryton-Phillips' residence
    The sisters, besides Jane, and Mr. Collins go for dinner at the Phillips'.
  • Chapter 16

    Elizabeth gets better acquainted with Mr. Wickham. He explains the awkward encounter between him and Mr. Darcy.
  • Chapter 16

    Wickham reveals that Lady Catherine is Mr. Darcy's aunt.
  • Chapter 16

    Elizabeth feels some attraction to Wickham.
  • Chapter 17

    Longbourn
    Elizabeth tells Jane about what Wickham revealed to her about Mr. Darcy. The sisters prepare for the Netherfield ball.
  • Chapter 18

    Chapter 18
    Netherfield
    The Bennets and Mr. Collins go to Netherfield for Mr. Bingley's ball.
  • Chapter 18

    Elizabeth surprises herself when she agrees to dance with Mr. Darcy. The two discuss Mr. Wickham's character.
  • Chapter 18

    Chapter 18
    Miss Bingley attempts to "warn" Elizabeth about Wickham.
  • Chapter 18

    Chapter 18
    Mr. Collins embarrasses himself and the Bennets by introducing himself to Mr. Darcy.
  • Chapter 19

    Chapter 19
    Mr. Collins formally proposes to Elizabeth. She declines repeatedly, but he refuses to see anything but coy behavior on her part.
  • Chapter 20

    Longbourn
    Mrs. Bennet shows her disgust to Elizabeth after she refuses to accept Mr. Collins's marriage proposal. Mr. Collins withdraws his marriage proposal to Elizabeth.
  • Chapter 21

    Meryton
    Elizabeth goes to Meryton with her sisters where she finds Mr. Wickham. He confirms that the reason he did not attend the ball was because of Mr. Darcy's presence.
  • Chapter 22

    Longbourn
    Jane receives a letter from Caroline Bingley, informing her that Mr. Bingley has left for London, and will probably not return.
  • Chapter 23

    Lucas Lodge
    Mr. Collins proposes to Charolette, and she accepts. The fact that Charlotte does not care about Mr. Collins is problematic to Elizabeth.
  • Chapter 24

    The news of Mr. Collins and Charlotte's engagement spreads, and the tension at the Bennet household arises. News arrives that Mr. Bingley will not return for the winter.
  • Chapter 27

    Longbourn
    The Gardiners come to visit the Bennets at Longbourn. Mrs. Gardiner tells Elizabeth that she used to live near Pemberly estate, and that she remembers hearing about the young Mr. Darcy who was ill mannered.
  • Chapter 27

    Elizabeth receives a letter from Charlotte asking her to visit her new home in Husford, which she gladly accepts.
  • Chapter 27

    London
    Jane travels back to London with the Gardiners.
  • Chapter 27

    London
    While Jane is in London, Caroline Bingley pays her a visit. Jane realizes Caroline never really liked her. Elizabeth stops at the Gardiners on her way to Hunsford. The Gardiners ask her to stay with them for the summer.
  • Chapter 28

    Hunsford
    When Elizabeth arrives at Hunsford, she is given a tour of the house and the garden She learns that they have been invited to attend Rosings the next day.
  • Chapter 29

    Rosings
    The party arrives at Rosings, where Elizabeth and Lady Catherine de Bourgh have their first encounter. Lady Catherine tries to exhibit her status over Elizabeth, which does not seem to phase her.
  • Chapter 30

    Mr. Darcy and Colonel Fitwilliam come to stay at Rosings.
  • Chapter 31

    The Hunsford group visits Rosings for the first time since the cousin's arrival.
  • Chapter 32

    Mr. Darcy visits Elizabeth unexpectedly, and they converse.
  • Chapter 33

    Elizabeth learns from Colonel Fitzwilliam what Mr. Darcy did to separate Mr. Bingley and Jane.
  • Chapter 34

    Mr. Darcy proposes to Elizabeth, and she rejects him.
  • Chapter 35

    Mr. Darcy gives Elizabeth a letter in response to her earlier accusations.
  • Chapter 36

    Elizaebth reflects on the contents of Mr. Darcy's letter.
  • Chapter 37

    Mr. Darcy and Colonel Fitzwilliam leave Rosings.
  • Chapter 37

    Elizabeth bids farwell to Lady Catherine.
  • Chapter 38

    Elizabeth and Maria leave Hunsford. The two arrive at the Gardiner's.
  • Chapter 39

    Elizabeth, Jane, and Maria meet up with Kitty and Lydia at the inn.
  • Chapter 39

    The girls learn Mr. Wickhamwill not be marrying Mary King.
  • Chapter 39

    The girls leave the inn and arrive at Longbourn.
  • Chapter 40

    Elizabeth tells Jane about Darcy's proposal.
  • Chapter 41

    The officers leave Merryton and Lydia is invited to Brighton by Mrs. Forester.
  • Chapter 42

    Elizabeth departs for Derbyshire with the Gardiners.
  • Chapter 43

    Elizabeth and the Gardiners visit Pemberly.
  • Chapter 44

    Miss Darcy visits Elizabeth and the Gardiners with Mr. Darcy and later Bingley arrives.
  • Chapter 45

    Elizabeth and Mrs. Gardiner visit Pemberly.
  • Chapter 46

    Elizabeth recieves news of Lydia's departure from Brighton with Mr. Wickham.
  • Chapter 47

    Elizabeth arrives in Longbourn and Jane relays Mr. Bennett's planned attempts to locate information on Lydia.
  • Chapter 48

    Mr. Bennet returns to Longbourn.
  • Chapter 50

    Longbourn
    Mr. Bennet agrees to Lydia and Wickham's marriage. However, he refuses to send them money, and they will not be welcome to live in Longbourn.
  • Chapter 50

    Elizabeth Mr. Gardiner writes Mr. Bennet to tell him that Wickham will quit the militia for a low-ranking officer's position in the North. Mr. Bennet allows Lydia ad Wickham to visit before they move.
  • Chapter 49

    Mr. Bennet recieves a letter from Mr. Gardiner detailing the marriage arrangement between Lydia and Mr. Wickham.
  • Chapter 51

    Lydia an Wickham are married, and the two visit the Bennet family. Lydia reveals that Darcy was at the wedding.
  • Chapter 51

    Elizabeth writes Mrs. Gardiner and asks for an explanation as to why Darcy was at Lydia's wedding.
  • Chapter 52

    Mrs. Gardiner replies to Elizabeth's letter, informing her that Darcy is the one responsible for the successful marriage of Lydia and Mr. Wickham. However, he had insisted Gardiner received the credit.
  • Chapter 52

    Elizabeth avoids provoking Wickham during conversation for Lydia's sake, but makes it clear to him that she is not blind to his true nature.
  • Chapter 53

    Longbourn
    Lydia and Wickham leave Longbourn.
  • Chapter 53

    Aunt Phillips brings news that Mr. Bingley is returning to Netherfield with Mr. Darcy, but Mr. Bennet refuses to call on him.
  • Chapter 53

    Bingley and Darcy visit the Bennets, which emotionally affects both Jane and Bingley.
  • Chapter 54

    Longbourn
    Darcy and Bingley leave while Elizabeth and Jane talk.
  • Chapter 54

    A dinner party is thrown by the Bennets, and both Darcy and Bingley attend.
  • Chapter 55

    Bingley visits the Bennet household again, revealing that Darcy is in London for about ten days.
  • Chapter 55

    Bingley and Mr. Bennet return from shooting for dinner and Bingley proposes to Jane.
  • Chapter 56

    Longbourn
    Lady Catherine de Bourgh arrives from Rosings to speak with Elizabeth. The two argue about Elizabeth's relationship with Mr. Darcy, and Elizabeth does not give in to Lady Catherine's demands.
  • Chapter 57

    Mr. Bennet receives a letter from Mr. Collins regarding Jane's engagement to Mr. Bingley, as well as Elizabeth's "supposed" engagement to Mr. Darcy.
  • Chapter 57

    Elizabeth feels hopeless and worries that even if Darcy is still attracted to her, that he will be convinced by Lady Catherine not to propose to her based on their differences in class.
  • Chapter 8

    Longbourn
    Mr. Darcy returns to Longbourn with Mr. Bingley. Elizabeth, Bingley, Jane, Kitty, and Darcy go on a walk. Kitty leaves the group, and Jane and Bingley lag behind to give Elizabeth and Darcy a chance to talk.
  • Chapter 58

    Elizabeth and Darcy apologize to one another and confess their love to each other. Darcy admits that he was the one who convinced Bingley that Jane still loved him.
  • Chapter 59

    After returning from the walk, and after the evening activities end, Elizabeth secretly tells Jane of her engagement to Mr. Darcy.
  • Chapter 59

    Chapter 59
    Darcy asks Mr. Bennet for his consent in marrying his favorite daughter. Elizabeth convinces her father of their love. Mr. Bennet is overjoyed at the outcome.
  • Chapter 60

    Elizabeth and Darcy inform the rest of their respective family members through letters of their engagement. The Collins arrive to celebrate.
  • Chapter 61

    The Bingleys leave Netherfield in order to be closer to Pemberley.