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They were all of them warm in their admiration; and at that moment she felt that to be mistress of Pemberley might be something!


Wait, no, no, no one said anything about dancing. Emma, I’m not dancing!


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Marry the person your heart cries out for. And when you have them, do not doubt them.





She was of course only too good for him; but as nobody minds having what is too good for them, he was very steadily earnest in the pursuit of the blessing, and it was not possible that encouragement from her should be long wanting.

She was of course only too good for him; but as nobody minds having what is too good for them, he was very steadily earnest in the pursuit of the blessing, and it was not possible that encouragement from her should be long wanting.





Carey Mulligan in Northanger Abbey, 2007


Know your own happiness. You want nothing but patience - or give it a more fascinating name, call it hope.

Sense and Sensibility (1995)


Elizabeth, feeling all the more than common awkwardness and anxiety of his situation, now forced herself to speak; and immediately, though not very fluently, gave him to understand that her sentiments had undergone so material a change since the period to which he alluded, as to make her receive with gratitude and pleasure his present assurances. The happiness which this reply produced was such as he had probably never felt before, and he expressed himself on the occasion as sensibly and as warmly as a man violently in love can be supposed to do." - Chapter 58 (Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen)