rochester & jane

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favorite literary classics ◆ Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë ◆ 1847

“Do you think, because I am poor, obscure, plain and little, I am soulless and heartless? You think wrong! - I have as much soul as you, - and full as much heart! And if God had gifted me with some beauty and much wealth, I should have made it as hard for you to leave me, as it is now for me to leave you!” 

actual scene in Jane Eyre

Rochester: Oh my beloved forest sprite how you nourish my soul. My dear dear Janet, born of the wind and sky and forever in flight in my heart. Janet you marvelous fairie princess sorceress queen child woman.
Jane: My name is Jane.
Rochester: Yes Janet my enchanting mystical hazel eyed unicorn spirit.
Jane: Actually my eyes aren’t…you know what never mind.