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Pride and Prejudice

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Mr. Collins's letter

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After reading Mr. Collins's letter, Elizabeth recognizes "something very pompous in his style." Which of the following lines MOST exemplifies this?

A

"My mind however is now made up on the subject."

B

"I feel it is my duty to promote and establish the blessing of peace in all families within the reach of my influence."

C

"I flatter myself that my present overtures of good will are highly commendable."

D

"The entail of Longbourn estate will be kindly overlooked on your side."

E

"I cannot be otherwise than concerned at being the means of injuring your amiable daugthers."