viernes, 16 de agosto de 2013
Las mejores frases de Orgullo y Prejuicio: Capts. 54 y 55. Bingley se declara y los Bennet recuperan su honorabilidad/PP's best quotations: Chpts. 54&55: Bingley's declaration. The Bennets become honourable again
Lizzy is puzzled by Darcy's silence. She doesn't know what to think, how to make up her mind: does she let go and feel all the love she is feeling or just forgets about him?....
(Lizzy) Teasing, teasing man!
Jane thinks she is safe from Bingley and that they can have a normal acquaintance.
… I think you are in very great danger of making him as much in love with you as ever….
Both gentlemen are invited to dine at Longbourn.
(Lizzy) She was in hopes that the evening would afford some opportunity of bringing them together.
But Darcy, once more, is very distant:
(Lizzy) If he does not come to me, then, I shall give him up for ever.
The dined in opposite extremes of the table, and the gathering kept them apart. Finally, Darcy was called to play whist with Mrs. Bennet while Lizzy sat in another table. They played really bad.
(Lizzy) She followed him with her eyes, envied everyone to whom he spoke, had scarcely patience enough to help anybody to coffe; and then was enraged against herself for being so silly!
Finally, she thought she might be the first to talk. So, she took breath, and there she went:
(Lizzy) Is your sister at Pemberley still?
Great Lizzy, well done!! But Darcy, as usual, utters a couple of words, and then keeps silent, until another lady came to talk to Lizzy and he took advantage to leave. Arrrghhghgh!! What does that mean?
When everyone leaves, Jane is very happy but Lizzy does not believe a single word she says:
(Lizzy) We all love to instruct, though we can teach only what is not worth knowing.
Bingley visits Longbourn. His friend Darcy has gone to London for ten days, so he is invited in several occasions untill. he finally proposes to Jane.
(Lizzy) The happiest, wisest, most reasonable end!
Jane Austen romantic? Let's see how she explains Jane and Bingley's relationship:
… all his expectations of felicity (were) rationally founded, because the had for basis the excellent understanding, and super-excellent disposition of Jane, and a general similarity of feeling and taste between her and himself.
There uit is!! Reason and Emotion always in balance.
Mr. Bennet blessing is weird:
(Mr. Bennet) You are each of you so complying, that nothing will ever be resolved on; so easy, taht every servant will cheat you; and so generous, that you will always exceed your income.
But not less than Mrs. Bennet's:
(Mrs. Bennet) I was sure you could not be so beautiful for nothing.
Jane tells Lizzy that she is very hurt by the Bingley sisters:
(Lizzy) That is the most unforgiving speech that I ever heard you utter. Good Girl!
Well. well... Jane has to rules to measure: one for the rest (Wickham and Lydia) where the terrible may become trivial; and one for herself, where she is not ready to forget what has been done to her. I knew she could not be THAT good...
But Lizzy loves her sister:
(Lizzy) Till I have your disposition, your goodness, I never can have your happiness.
ILizzy) If I have very good luck, I may meet with another Mr. Collins in time.
Well, not really, Lizzy... Luck is keeping for you the most beautiful surprise...
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