Chapter 9 Summary

Captain Wentworth is feeling quite at home at Kellynch with his sister and brother-in-law. Although he had not planned to stay so long, he finds living with the Crofts suitable to his present needs. With Uppercross so nearby, his stay at Kellynch is proving even more satisfactory. He is enjoying the warmth of the older Musgroves and the agreeability of the younger Musgroves, Louisa and Henrietta. The Musgroves are more than pleased to have Wentworth’s frequent company. Charles and Mary often debate which of the Musgrove sisters Wentworth might be most interested in.

Although the captain does not really have any competition in the interests of Louisa and Henrietta, there is a man who had once interested them. His name...

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