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  1. May 2019
    1. borrowed feathers

      "Feathers are used as a symbol of honor" (OED). Mrs. Gardiner relief to be able to tell the truth for her husband, and take away the false mark of honor.

    2. Derbyshire

      A county in the East Midlands of England. Jane Austen revised Pride and Prejudice, while she stayed in Bakewell, Derbyshire in at year of 1811.


    3. sermon

      "A discourse, usually delivered from a pulpit and based upon a text of Scripture, for the purpose of giving religious instruction or exhortation" (OED).

    4. thousand pounds

      The buying power of a thousand pounds, is equivalent to the buying power of $87,093 US dollars today.


    5. phaeton

      "A four-wheeled open carriage, usually drawn by a pair of horses" (OED).