Pride and Prejudice

What is the effect of Mr.Bennet's commentary on his wife's statement?

Chapter 1

Mr.Bennet's commet: "'I see no occasion for that. You and the girls may go, or you may send them by themselves, which perhaps will be still better, for as you are as any of them, Mr. Bingley might like you the best of the party.'"

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This tells us about where Mr. Bennet's priorities are. He cares little about who his girls marry as long as they marry "well". Marrying well meant marrying into money. Even though Mr. Bingley is a first class jerk, Mr. Bennet is happy to marry any of his daughters off to him because he has money.