domingo, 2 de junio de 2013
Las mejores frases de Orgullo y Prejuicio: Capítulo 35. La extraordinaria carta de Darcy/PP's best quotations: Chapt. 35. Darcy's EXTRAORDINARY Letter...
(Darcy) I have been walking in the grove some time in the hope of meeting you. Will you do me the honour of reading that letter?
(Darcy) Be not alarmed, madam, by the apprehension of its containing any repetition of those sentiments or renewal of those offers which were last night so disgusting to you.
(Darcy) I write without any intention of paining you, or humbling myself, by dwelling on wishes which, for the happiness of both, cannot be too soon forgotten;
(Darcy) The effort which the formation and the perusal of this letter must occasion, should have been spared, had not my character required it to be written and read.
(Darcy) You must, therefore, pardon the freedom with which I demand your attention; your feelings, I know, will bestow it unwillingly, but I demand of your justice.
(Darcy) If, in the explanation of my actions, which is due to myself, I am under the necessity of relating feelings which may be offensive to yours, I can only say that I am sorry. The necessity must be obeyed, and further apology would be absurd.
(Darcy on Bingley) I had often seen him in love before… His partiality for Miss Bennet was beyond what I had ever witnessed in him.
(Darcy on Jane) though she received his attentions with pleasure, she did not invite them by any participation of sentiment.
(Darcy) If I have been misled by such error to inflict pain on her, your resentment has not been unreasonable.
(Darcy) That I was desirous of believing her indifferent is certain, but I will venture to say that my investigation and decisions are not usually influenced by my hopes or fears.
(Darcy) My objections to the marriage were not merely those which I last night acknowledged to have the utmost force of passion to put aside, in my own case; the want of connection could not be so great an evil to my friend as to me. There were other causes of repugnance.
(Darcy) The situation of your mother’s family, though objectionable, was nothing in comparison to that total want of propriety so frequently, so almost uniformly betrayed by herself, bu your three younger sisters, and ocassionally even by your father. Pardon me. It pains me to offend you.
(Darcy) is praise no less generally bestowed on you and your elder sister, than it is honourable to the sense and disposition of both.
(Darcy) I do not suppose that it would ultimately have prevented the marriage, had it not been seconded by the assurance that I hesitated not in giving, of your sister’s indifference.
(DArcy) But Bingley has great natural modesty, with a stronger dependence on my judgement than on his own. To convince him therefore, that he had deceived himself, was no very difficult point.
(Darcy) I cannot blame myself for having done thus much.
(Darcy) I have nothing more to say, no other apology to offer. If I have wounded your sister’s feelings, it was unknowingly done and though the motives which governed me may to you very naturally appear insufficient, I have not yet learnt to condemn them.
(Darcy) Of what he has particularly accused me I am ignorant.
(Darcy) always poor from the extravagance of his wife…
(Darcy) Here again I shall give you pain – to what degree you only can tell….
(Darcy) Whatever may be the sentiments which Mr. Wickham has created…
(Darcy) His resentment was in proportion to the distress of his circumstances, and he was doubtless as violent in his abuse of me to others as in his reproaches to myself.
(DArcy) I feel no doubt of your secrecy…
(Darcy) She was persuaded to believe herself in love…
(Darcy) Regard for my sister’s credit and feelings prevented any public exposure
(Darcy) If you do not absolutely reject it as false, you will, I hope, acquit me heceforth of cruelty towards Mr. Wickham.
(Darcy) I know not in what manner, under what formo f falsehood he had imponed on you. His success is not perjaps to be wondered at.
(Darcy) Ignorant as you previously were of everything concerning either, detection could not be in your power, and suspicion certainly not in your inclination.
(Darcy) I was not then master enough of myself to know what could or ought to be revealed.
(Darcy) If your abhorrence of me should make my assertions valueless, you cannot be prevented by the same cause from confiding in my cousin.