domingo, 1 de septiembre de 2013
Las mejores frases de Orgullo y Prejuicio: Capts. 56 y 57. Se arma el lío ante la sospecha de que Lizzy y Darcy esten comprometidos…/PP's best quotations: Chapt. 56&57: What if Darcy and Lizzy are engaged?
(Lizzy) If you believed it impossible to be true, I wonder you took the trouble of coming so far.
(Lizzy) Your coming to Longbourn to see me and my family will be rather a confirmation of it.
(Lizzy) I do not pretend to possess equal frankness with your ladyship. You may ask questions which I shall not choose to answer.
(LC) I am entitled to know all his dearest concerns…
(Lizzy) But you are not entitled to know mine.
(Lizzy) nor will such behavior as this, ever induce me to be explicit
(Lizzy) ni tampoco una conducta como ésta me obligará jamás a ser explícita
(Lizzy) But what is that to me? If there is no other objection to my marrying your nephew, I shall certainly not be kept from it by knowing that his mother and aunt wished him to marry Miss de Bourgh. You both did as much as you could in planning the marriage. Its completion depended on others. If Mr. Darcy is neither by honour nor inclination confined to his cousin, why is not he to make another Choice? And if I am that Choice, why may not I accept him?
(Lizzy) The wife of Mr. Darcy must have such extraordinary sources of happiness necessarily attched to her situation, that she could, upong the whole, have no cause to repine.
(LC) I have not been used to submit to any person’s whigs. I have not been in the habit of brooking disappointment.
(Lizzy) That will make your ladyship`s situation at present more pitiable; but it will have no effect on me.
(Lizzy) in marrying your nephew, I should not consider myself as quitting that sphere. He is a gentleman; I am a gentleman’s daughter; so far, we are equal.
(Lizzy) I am not to be intimidated into anything so wholly unreasonable.
(Lizzy) You have widely mistaken my character, if you think I can be worked on by such persuasions as these.
(Lizzy) you have certainly no right to concern yourself inmine. I must beg, therefore, to be importuned no further on the subject.
(Lizzy) Vd. no tiene absolutamente ningún derecho a inmiscuirse en mis asuntos. Por lo tanto, tengo que pedirle que deje de importunarme sobre el que nos ocupa.
(Lizzy) You can now have nothing further to say. You have insulted me in every possible method. I must beg to return to the house.
(Lizzy) I am only resolved to act in that manner whick will, in my own opinion, constitute my happiness, without reference to you, or to any person so wholly unconnected with me.
(Lizzy) If an excuse for not Keeping his promise should come to this friend within a few days, I shall know how to understand it. I shall then give over every expectation, every wish of his constancy.
(Lizzy) If he is satisfied with only regretting me, when he might have obtained my affections and hand, I shall soon cease to regret him at all.
(Mr. Bennet) Mr. Darcy, who never looks at any woman but to see a blemish, and who probably never looked at you in his life!
(Mr. Bennet) For what do we live, but to make sport of our neighbours, and laugh at them in our turn?
… It was necessary to laugh, when she would rather have cried…
… her father had most cruelly mortified her, by what he said of Mr. Darcy’s indifference, and she could do nothing but wonder at such a want of penetration or fear that perhaps, instead of his seeing too little, she might have facied too much.
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