elizabeth turned down mr collins proposal. WHat reason did Elizabeth give for her refusal
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Elizabeth wants to marry for love and not convenience. She really does not like Mr. Collins and is rather turned off by his desperation,
`your hope is rather an extraordinary one after my declaration. I do assure you that I am not one of those young ladies (if such young ladies there are) who are so daring as to risk their happiness on the chance of being asked a second time. I am perfectly serious in my refusal.'