"For God's sake try to compose yourself...I hoped the Duke knew the whole of what you had lost and that it was all settled."
G's just getting started. Lady S drives me nuts, makes me laugh but I have moments when I feel for her. She must have felt like she was talking to brick, as my own mother would say.
Hahaha! I think most of my choices of motherly advice are based on the fact that I heard the same thing from my mother...sometimes reading her letters just hits way too close to home.