Reflection must be reserved for solitary hours; whenever she was alone, she gave way to it as the greatest relief; and not a day went by without a solitary walk, in which she might indulge in all the delight of unpleasant recollections.
Day 7, the final literary heroine portrait! This is Elizabeth Bennet (based on Kiera Knightley’s portrayal of her in the 2005 film) from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen.
The quote reads ‘My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me.“
“I certainly have not the talent which some people possess of conversing easily with those I have never seen before. I cannot catch their tone of conversation, or appear interested in their concerns, as I often see done.‘”
Jane Austen Meme — 10 Quotes. ↳ [1/10] - Pride and Prejudice, Chapter 10. Elizabeth, having rather expected to affront him (Mr. Darcy), was amazed at his gallantry; but there was a mixture of sweetness and archness in her manner which made it difficult for her to affront anybody, and Darcy had never been so bewitched by any woman as he was by her. He really believed that, were it not for the inferiority of her connexions, he should be in some danger.