26 de abril de 2015

“Pride and Prejudice” (by Jane Austen) in 20 tweets

  1. Is not general incivility the very essence of love? [Elizabeth]
  2. Five daughters brought up at home without a governess! I never heard of such a thing. Your mother must have been quite a slave to your education [Lady Catherine de Bourgh to Elizabeth]
  3. Mr. Collins was employed in agreeing to everything her ladyship said, thanking her for every fish he won, and apologizing if he thought he won too many.
  4. I do not know anybody who seems more to enjoy the power of doing what he likes than Mr. Darcy [Elizabeth]
  5. The misfortune of speaking with bitterness is a most natural consequence of the prejudices I had been encouraging [Elizabeth]