“No!” said he, “I put it to the touch once, and I lost it all. Let her go, — with her stony heart, and her beauty; — how set and terrible her look is now, for all her loveliness of feature! She is afraid I shall speak what will require some stern repression. Let her go. Beauty and heiress as she may be, she will find it hard to meet with a truer heart than mine. Let her go!” And there was no tone of regret, or emotion of any kind in the voice with which he said good-bye; and the offered hand was taken with a resolute calmness, and dropped as carelessly as if it had been a dead and withered flower.
↳ You think that because you are rich, and my father is in… reduced circumstances, that you can have me for your possession! I suppose I should expect no less from someone in trade! I don’t want to possess you! I wish to marry you because I love you!
My mom is a teacher. She sent a letter to Senator Richard Burr asking him to vote no on Betsy DeVos. He responded with this letter. His persuasive writing style needs some serious work, so my mom got out the red pen. She tweeted this picture to him. No response from Burr.
Here is what I have learned about myself while writing this entry: I do have a type and that type is British, brooding, and preferably in period dress. Day 29 of the October challenge by @journaling-junkie
In no particular order: Richard Armitage as John Thornton (North and South, Elizabeth Gaskell), Michael Fassbender as Mr. Rochester (Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte), Tom Hiddleston as Loki (Marvel Cinematic Universe) and the original bad boy himself, Colin Firth as Mr. Darcy (Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen).