Today we enjoy more of Hugh Thomson's lovely illustrations, and find out more about dancing, and about the militia, in Austen's England. How could partners chat while doing complex dances? And why were some of the militia "wolves in sheep's clothing"?
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Box Pews: Seeing Mr. Darcy at Church
In Austen's England, people sat in box pews with their families, surrounded by walls. Why did they do that, and what was it like?