sábado, 6 de julio de 2013
Las mejores frases de Orgullo y Prejuicio: Capts. 42 y 43 Lizzy en Pemberley y Darcy para comérselo…/PP's Best Quotations: Lizzy visits Pemberley, and Darcy quite a gentleman....
(Lizzy on her family) Had Elizabeth’s opinion been all drawn from her own family, she could not have formed a very pleasing opinion of conjugal felicity or domestic comfort.
(Lizzy on her father’s Choice) Her father, captivated by youth and beauty, and that appearance of good humour which youth and beauty generally give, had married a woman whose weak understanding and illiberal mind had very early in their marriage put an end to all real affection for her.
(Lizzy on real affection) Respect, esteem and confidence
(Mr. Bennet on his wife) her ignorante and folly had contributed to his amusement.
(Lizzy’s reflection) This is not the sort of happiness which a man would in general wish to owe to his wife.
(Lizzy on Benefit) but where other powers of entertainment are wanting, the true philosopher will derive benefit from it as are given.
(Lizzy on her father) Elizabeth, however, had never been blind to the impropriety of her father’s behaviour as a husband.
(Lizzy) she endeavoured to forget what she could not overlook
(Lizzy on her father) … exposing his wife to the contempt of her own children was so highly reprehensible
(Lizzy) she had never felt so strongly as now the disadvantages which must attend the children of so unsuitable a marriage, nor ever been so fully aware of the evils arising from so ill-judged a direction of talents.
(Lizzy on Kitty) Kitty might in time regain her natural degree of sense, since the disturbers of her brain were removed…
(Lizzy) It was consequently necessary to name some other period for the commencement of actual felicity – to have some other point on which her wishes and hopes might be fixed.
(Lizzy) Her tour of the lakes was now the object of her happiest thoughts.
(Lizzy) It is fortunate that I have something to wish for
(Lizzy) A scheme of which every part promises delight can never be successful. And general disappointment is only warded off my the defence of some little peculiar vexation.
(Lizzy on the change of plans) it was her business to be satisfied, and certainly her temper to be happy; anda ll was soon right again.
(on the right companions) suitableness of companions… which comprehend health and temper to bear inconveniences; cheerfulness to enhance every pleasure; and affection and intelligence, which might supply it hmong themselves if there were disappointments abroad.
(Lizzy on Pemberley) Elizabeth was delighted. She had never seen a place for which nature had done more, or where natural beauty had been so little counteracted by an awkward taste.
(Lizzy) And of this place I might have been mistress!
(Mrs. Reynolds on Mr. DArcy) I have never known a cross Word from him in my life, and I have known him ever since he was four years old.
… He was always the sweetest-tempered, most generous-hearted boy in the world…
(Lizzy) Can this be Mr. Dardy?
… not like the wild young men nowadays, who think of nothing but themselves…
(Lizzy) In what an amiable light does this place him!
… Mr. Darcy, with such a smile over the face as she remembered to have sometimes seen when he looked at her….
What praise is more valuable than the praise of an intelligent servant?
(Lizzy) She thought of his regard with a deeper sentiment of gratitude than it had ever raised before; she remembered its warmth, and softened its impropriety of expression
… Their eyes instantly met, and the cheeks of both were overspread with the deepest blush.
… He started…. And spoke to Elizabeth, if not in terms of perfect composure, at least of perfect civility…
… the few minutes in which they continued were some of the most inconfortable in her life…
Nor did he seem much more at ease; when he spoke, his Accent had none of tis usual sedateness, and he enquired… so often, and in so hurried a way, as plainly spoke the distraction of his thoughts…
And his behaviour, so strikingly altered! What could it mean? That he should even speak to her was Amazing!
She longed to know what at the moment was passing in his mind- in what manner he thought of her, and whether, in defiance of everything, she was still dear to him.
She could hardly suppress a smile at his being now seeking the acquaintance of some of those very people against whom his pride had revolted in his offer to herself.
Elizabeth could not but be pleased, could not but triumph. It was consoling that he should know she had some relations for whom there was no need to blush. She listened most attentively toa ll that passed between them, and gloriad in every expression, every sentence of her uncle, which marked his intelligence, his taste of his good manners.
My reproofs at Hunsford could not work such a change as this. It is impossible that he should still love me.
Will you allow me, or do I ask too much, to introduce my sister to your acquaintance during your stay at Lambton?
She immediately felt that whatever desire Miss Darcy might have of being acquainted with her must be the work of her brother.
It was gratifying to know that his resentment had not made him think really ill of her.