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* MySecretPregnancy: Daisy [[conceals her pregnancy from Kit, and flees to France in order to hide from gossip]].

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* MySecretPregnancy: Daisy [[conceals [[spoiler: conceals her pregnancy from Kit, and flees to France in order to hide from gossip]].


* GoodIsNotSoft: Robin, the kindly town doctor, has no problem standing up to [[TheProudElite Sir Rupert]]
* IllGirl: Matty, who has a heart condition
* LawOfInverseFertility: Matty [[spoiler: yearns to have a child, but can't because of her poor health]]
* LoveTriangle: Between Kit, Matty and Daisy
* MeeknessIsWeakness: Matty is viewed as weak and feeble because she's shy and quiet, and has trouble standing up for herself
* MissingMom: Kit's mother, who [[spoiler: committed suicide when Kit was twelve]]
* MySecretPregnancy: Daisy [[conceals her pregnancy from Kit, and flees to France in order to hide from gossip]]
* NotGoodWithPeople: Danny is blunt and abrupt to the point of extreme rudeness with other people, but he's the complete opposite with dogs and horses. It's implied that this is due to [[spoiler: trauma from the horrors he witnessed during WWI]]
* ParentalAbandonment: Matty's parents [[spoiler: died of dysentery when Matty was five]]
* PreppyName: Flora, Matilda and Polly

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* GoodIsNotSoft: Robin, the kindly town doctor, has no problem standing up to [[TheProudElite Sir Rupert]]
Rupert]].
* IllGirl: Matty, who has a heart condition
condition.
* LawOfInverseFertility: Matty [[spoiler: yearns to have a child, but can't because of her poor health]]
health]].
* LoveTriangle: Between Kit, Matty and Daisy
[[spoiler: Daisy.]]
* MeeknessIsWeakness: Matty is viewed as weak and feeble because she's shy and quiet, and has trouble standing up for herself
herself.
* MissingMom: Kit's mother, who [[spoiler: committed suicide when Kit was twelve]]
twelve]].
* MySecretPregnancy: Daisy [[conceals her pregnancy from Kit, and flees to France in order to hide from gossip]]
gossip]].
* NotGoodWithPeople: Danny is blunt and abrupt to the point of extreme rudeness with other people, but he's the complete opposite with dogs and horses. It's implied that this is due to [[spoiler: trauma from the horrors he witnessed during WWI]]
WWI]].
* ParentalAbandonment: Matty's parents [[spoiler: died of dysentery when Matty was five]]
five]].
* PreppyName: Flora, Matilda and PollyPolly.


* LawOfInverseFertility: Matty [[spoilers: yearns to have a child, but can't because of her poor health]]

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* LawOfInverseFertility: Matty [[spoilers: [[spoiler: yearns to have a child, but can't because of her poor health]]

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* GoodIsNotSoft: Robin, the kindly town doctor, has no problem standing up to [[TheProudElite Sir Rupert]]


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* LawOfInverseFertility: Matty [[spoilers: yearns to have a child, but can't because of her poor health]]


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* MySecretPregnancy: Daisy [[conceals her pregnancy from Kit, and flees to France in order to hide from gossip]]

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* IllGirl: Matty, who has a heart condition

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* PreppyName: Flora, Matilda and Polly


* NotGoodWithPeople: Danny is blunt and abrupt to the point of extreme rudeness with other people, but he's the complete opposite with dogs and horses. It's implied that this is due to [[spoiler: trauma from the horrors he witnessed during WWI]]

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* NotGoodWithPeople: Danny is blunt and abrupt to the point of extreme rudeness with other people, but he's the complete opposite with dogs and horses. It's implied that this is due to [[spoiler: trauma from the horrors he witnessed during WWI]]WWI]]
*ParentalAbandonment: Matty's parents [[spoiler: died of dysentery when Matty was five]]
*TinyGuyHugeGirl: Flora has to bend down to kiss Robin.
*UptownGirl: Flora falls in love with Robin, the town doctor.


''Consider The Lily'' is anovel by Elizabeth Buchan, published in 1993. The story is centered on Matty Verral, a stubborn and insecure heiress, her cousin Daisy Chudleigh, and Kit Dysart, the handsome but penniless heir to [[BigFancyHouse Nether Hinton]].

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''Consider The Lily'' is anovel a novel by Elizabeth Buchan, published in 1993. The story is centered on Matty Verral, a stubborn and insecure heiress, her cousin Daisy Chudleigh, and Kit Dysart, the handsome but penniless heir to [[BigFancyHouse Nether Hinton]].

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''Consider The Lily'' is anovel by Elizabeth Buchan, published in 1993. The story is centered on Matty Verral, a stubborn and insecure heiress, her cousin Daisy Chudleigh, and Kit Dysart, the handsome but penniless heir to [[BigFancyHouse Nether Hinton]]

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''Consider The Lily'' is anovel by Elizabeth Buchan, published in 1993. The story is centered on Matty Verral, a stubborn and insecure heiress, her cousin Daisy Chudleigh, and Kit Dysart, the handsome but penniless heir to [[BigFancyHouse Nether Hinton]]Hinton]].

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[[caption-width-right:261:Cover of the novel on Goodreads]]
''Consider The Lily'' is anovel by Elizabeth Buchan, published in 1993. The story is centered on Matty Verral, a stubborn and insecure heiress, her cousin Daisy Chudleigh, and Kit Dysart, the handsome but penniless heir to [[BigFancyHouse Nether Hinton]]
The novel begins in 1929, when Matty and Daisy attend the wedding of Kit's older sister Polly. Kit and Daisy become enamoured with each other, and get closer during a holiday in France. Matty [[LoveTriangle is also in love with Kit]], and on the return journey to England she asks him to marry her. In dire need of money, Kit reluctantly accepts. Daisy is furious, and Kit is resentful of relying Matty's fortune.
Trapped in a loveless marriage with Kit, Matty begins to focus on improving the garden, and becomes obsessed with the death of Kit's mother. Daisy's life begins to slowly fall apart, and Kit begins to realise that his selfishness could ruin his life.
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!! This novel provides examples of:
*GenteelInterbellumSetting: Set in England among the landed gentry in 1929
*LoveTriangle: Between Kit, Matty and Daisy
*MeeknessIsWeakness: Matty is viewed as weak and feeble because she's shy and quiet, and has trouble standing up for herself
*MissingMom: Kit's mother, who [[spoiler: committed suicide when Kit was twelve]]
*NotGoodWithPeople: Danny is blunt and abrupt to the point of extreme rudeness with other people, but he's the complete opposite with dogs and horses. It's implied that this is due to [[spoiler: trauma from the horrors he witnessed during WWI]]

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