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Pride and Prejudice

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Mr. Collins's assertion

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"My conduct may, I fear, be objectionable in having accepted my dismission from your daughter's lips instead of your own."

What can be inferred from Mr Collins' assertion above?

A

It implies that his understanding of social customs has increased through the experience of Elizabeth's rejection.

B

It reaffirms the idea that he made a mistake in proposing too soon.

C

It illustrates the damage done to his pride by Elizabeth's rejection.

D

It rejects the idea that he will do things differently in the future.

E

It suggests he has not grown in his understanding of Elizabeth since her rejection.