Admiral and Mrs. Croft are a warm and well-matched couple, who move into Kellynch Hall after Sir Walter and Elizabeth depart for Bath due to debts. Mrs. Croft accompanies the Admiral on all of his journeys at sea, and it is clear that they have a loving and equitable marriage; they are one of the few models of real marital happiness in Austen’s novel.
Admiral and Mrs. Croft Quotes in Persuasion
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Admiral and Mrs. Croft Character Timeline in Persuasion
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...But Anne soon feels sad at the prospect of strangers moving into Kellynch Hall. The Crofts return Charles and Mary’s visit, giving Anne the opportunity to meet them. Mrs. Croft has... (full context)
...so delicate, and that she has been very comfortable on ships with her husband. The Crofts travel everywhere together, and tease Captain Wentworth that he will see the matter differently once... (full context)