the largest city in North Carolina; located in south central North Carolina
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- She realizes with a sudden wave of sympathy that Charlotte, a rather homely girl of advancing years, married Mr. Collins out of necessity, fearing a lonely and poverty-stricken life as an old maid.
- Immediately after, he becomes engaged to a friend of Elizabeth's, the placid, unimaginative Charlotte Lucas.
- In March, Elizabeth visits her friend Charlotte Lucas, now married to Mr. Collins, in Kent.