I'm a great believer in this method of awkwardness. I regularly compliment people's house for no particular reason.<<<Even better, it wasn't Elizabeth's house, it was Charlotte's house and Elizabeth was a guest.
... Jane Bennet (Rosamund Pike): Oh, Lizzy, if I could but see you happy. If there were such another man for you. Elizabeth Bennet (Keira Knightley): Perhaps Mr. Collins has a cousin. - Pride & Prejudice (2005) #janeausten #joewright