Category Archives: Darcy

Handsome…

Thought it would be fun to lighten things up with some images here.¬† (And wanted to try out the new Pinterest buttons I added. Join me over there!) To be fair, this is not a saying Jane Austen came up … Continue reading

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He does not want abilities

“Mr. Darcy can please where he chuses. He does not want abilities. He can be a conversible companion if he thinks it worth his while. Among those who are at all his equals in consequence, he is a very different … Continue reading

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Pride, his best friend

“I wonder that the very pride of this Mr. Darcy has not made him just to you! — If from no better motive, that he should not have been too proud to be dishonest, — for dishonesty I must call … Continue reading

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Blinded by fortune and consequence

“I cannot pretend to be sorry,” said Wickham, after a short interruption, “that he or that any man should not be estimated beyond their deserts; but with him I believe it does not often happen. The world is blinded by … Continue reading

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Tease him

“Teaze him — laugh at him. — Intimate as you are, you must know how it is to be done.” Elizabeth to Miss Bingley, re: Darcy¬† (How dare she!) Pride and Prejudice, Vol. 1, Ch. 11

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Bewitched

. . . Darcy had never been so bewitched by any woman as he was by her. He really believed, that were it not for the inferiority of her connections, he should be in some danger. Pride and Prejudice, Vol … Continue reading

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Aweful Darcy

“I assure you that if Darcy were not such a great tall fellow, in comparison with myself, I should not pay him half so much deference. I declare I do not know a more aweful object than Darcy, on particular … Continue reading

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Such low connections

The Bingley sisters discuss Jane’s chances of marrying well: “I have an excessive regard for Jane Bennet, she is really a very sweet girl, and I wish with all my heart she were well settled. But with such a father … Continue reading

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If I were as rich as Darcy . . .

“If I were as rich as Mr. Darcy,” cried a young Lucas who came with his sisters, “I should not care how proud I was. I would keep a pack of foxhounds, and drink a bottle of wine every day.” … Continue reading

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Pride, power & wealth

“One cannot wonder that so very fine a young man, with family, fortune, every thing in his favour, should think highly of himself. If I may so express it, he has a right to be proud.” Miss Lucas on Mr. … Continue reading

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