The closest feeling to having Jane by our side.
Written on the front of the shirt:
After a silence of several minutes, he came towards her in an agitated manner, and thus began:- "In vain I have struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you."
Elizabeth's astonishment was beyond expression. She stared, coloured, doubted, and was silent. This he considered sufficient encouragement.
Elizabeth awoke the next morning to the same thoughts and meditations which had at length closed her eyes. She could not yet recover from the surprise of what had happened; it was impossible to think of anything else.
Subtly stamped on back of shirt near collar: Worn under her morning dress, this garment was discovered with a book of poetry and a recipe for sponge cake.