Fretting over trifles

“You should never fret about trifles.”

Northanger Abbey, volume 2, chapter 15
Advice from Catherine’s sensible mother, after she returns home from Northanger Abbey and “could neither sit still nor employ herself for ten minutes together.”


Filed under Catherine Morland, Contentment (or not), Mrs. Morland, Northanger Abbey

3 Responses to Fretting over trifles

  1. I’ve always liked this one 🙂 Looking forward to your book!

  2. As my momma says: You get to stay ten minutes on your pitty pot, then you’ll have to get off. Sage advice from both mommas.