Chapter 30 Summary

Mrs. Morland worries about her daughter as she observes Catherine’s inability to sit still and her lack of interest in any chores about the house. After a few days, she warns Catherine not to lose herself in memories of what has happened or in comparing the circumstances of where she has been with the situation in which she presently lives. One must always appreciate home, she tells her daughter.

Catherine’s mood persists until a young man comes to visit—it is Henry Tilney. He is, at first, embarrassed for showing his face at the Morland home after what his father has done to Catherine. However, Mrs. Morland insists that he is welcomed. She is pleased not only by his gentle looks but also by the rising spirits she...

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