“I forgot young ladies in America go to school more than with us. Very fine schools they are, too, Papa says. You go to a private one, I suppose?” [said Kate Vaughan.]
“I don’t go at all. I am a governess myself.” [said Meg.]
“Oh. indeed!” said Miss Kate, but she might as well have said, “Dear me, how dreadful!” for her tone implied it, and something in her face made Meg color, and wish she had not been so frank.
Mr. Brooke looked up and said quickly,
"Young ladies in America love independence as much as their ancestors did, and are admired and respected for supporting themselves.”
I have seen 13 adaptations. This has never been included. Seriously this is an important scene in the terms of John's and Meg's relationship and character development!
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