Pride and Prejudice

to marry well the women have to be pretty.

Austen advises that in order to marry well a woman must be pretty, respectable, and have money. In the world of Pride and Prejudice, which of these is most important? Explain your answer and give example from the novel?

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Initially, pretty would be most desirable........... then respectability....... a good name meant far more than a pretty face.