Pride and Prejudice

The sentence "It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man... of a good fortune, should a comma precede 'that' and 'should' in this clause?

I cannot understand why there is a comma before 'that' in the above sentence. Is its use grammatically correct?

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It's there for effect, and the commas mean that you should pause at those points in your reading. The comma sets the clause apart to make the meaning clear.