You pierce my soul

I don’t know how it is that we haven’t featured Captain Wentworth’s letter here yet.  <swoon…>  Happy Monday, dear readers!

“I can listen no longer in silence.  I must speak to you by such means as are within my reach.  You pierce my soul.  I am half agony, half hope.  Tell me not that I am too late, that such precious feelings are gone forever.”

Captain Wentworth’s letter to Anne, in the Musgrove’s room at the White Hart in Bath
Persuasion, volume 2, chapter 11

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One Response to You pierce my soul

  1. Julie

    Capt Wentworth’s words “you pierce my soul” gave me shivers up my spine when I first heard them – soooo romantic!! Even reading them again does the same thing. Jane Austen sure knew about love…..