residence in France; I like a court so distinguished by its refinement and courtesy; I like the amusements, somewhat serious in their nature, which are not the amusements of my own country, and which are met with in France."
Though Julia fancies she prefers
tragedy, I would not trust her in it.
As to Captain Wentworth's views, she deemed it of more consequence that he should know his own mind early enough not to be endangering the happiness of either sister, or impeaching his own honour, than that he should prefer
Henrietta to Louisa, or Louisa to Henrietta.
From Leghorn to Naples (calling at Civita Vecchia to land any who may prefer
to go to Rome from that point), the distance will be made in about thirty-six hours; the route will lay along the coast of Italy, close by Caprera, Elba, and Corsica.