I require so much!

“I could not be happy with a man whose taste did not in every point coincide with my own.  He must enter into all my feelings; the same books, the same music must charm us both. . . .

Mama, the more I know of the world, the more am I convinced that I shall never see a man whom I can really love.  I require so much!”

Sense and Sensibility, volume 1, chapter 3


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4 Responses to I require so much!

  1. LOL, Jane really knew what she was writing about, even 200 years ago. This must be the reason I am single…I require so much!!!

  2. Sibylle

    Same here ! This is the perfect definition of me, sadly.

  3. Luciana

    Te second phrase looks a lot like the Lizzy’s one: “The more I see of the world…”.

  4. Excellent point, Luciana. Lizzy’s quote is here: There are few people I love…