Happy for all her maternal feelings was the day on which Mrs. Bennet got rid of her two most deserving daughters.

– Jane Austen

Pride and Prejudice, Chapter 61. After Jane and Elizabeth are wed, Mrs. Bennet was said to be full of "delighted pride" when she visited Mrs. Bingley and talked of Mrs. Darcy. Desperate to find eligible husbands for her daughters, Mrs. Bennet had "got rid" of two of them!