"You speak as if your brother were not wise."
"You are the best of mothers, but Reginald has just the sort of sincere nature most vulnerable to a woman of her genius."
"You think she's a genius?"
"Diabolically so. Like the serpent in Eden's garden."
For a Jane Austen adaptation that's composed entirely of scenes of:
• primly proper posh people receiving one worrisome letter after another,
• primly proper posh people talking and riding in carriages to and…