Emma Notes ~ Chapter 1
Note 1: (valetudinarian)
The American Heritage Dictionary defines valetudinarian as: A sickly or weak person, especially one who is constantly and morbidly concerned with his or her health.
Note 2: (connections)
Spelling often shifts around in Austen's novels. Here, for example is the American spelling of connections.
Note 3: (fortel)
Strange spelling of fortel which is usually spelled foretell.