October 5, 2012
idlesuperstar:


Who can be in doubt of what followed?  When any two young people take it into their heads to marry, they are pretty sure by perseverance to carry their point, be they ever so poor, or ever so imprudent, or ever so little likely to be necessary to each other’s ultimate comfort. This may be bad morality to conclude with, but I believe it to be truth; and if such parties succeed, how should a Captain Wentworth and an Anne Elliot, with the advantage of maturity of mind, consciousness of right, and one independent fortune between them,fail of bearing down every opposition?  They might in fact, have borne down a great deal more than they met with, for there was little to distress them beyond the want of graciousness and warmth. Sir Walter made no objection, and Elizabeth did nothing worse than look cold and unconcerned.  Captain Wentworth, with five-and-twenty thousand pounds, and as high in his

Jane Austen’s original manuscript of Persuasion, with rewritings

idlesuperstar:

Who can be in doubt of what followed?  When any two young people take it into their heads to marry, they are pretty sure by perseverance to carry their point, be they ever so poor, or ever so imprudent, or ever so little likely to be necessary to each other’s ultimate comfort. This may be bad morality to conclude with, but I believe it to be truth; and if such parties succeed, how should a Captain Wentworth and an Anne Elliot, with the advantage of maturity of mind, consciousness of right, and one independent fortune between them,fail of bearing down every opposition?  They might in fact, have borne down a great deal more than they met with, for there was little to distress them beyond the want of graciousness and warmth. Sir Walter made no objection, and Elizabeth did nothing worse than look cold and unconcerned.  Captain Wentworth, with five-and-twenty thousand pounds, and as high in his

Jane Austen’s original manuscript of Persuasion, with rewritings


  1. fashionagainstideology reblogged this from adorablepastel
  2. trescharmantes reblogged this from sequinsandsparkleandgrace
  3. coffeeand-flowers reblogged this from skiinnysoul
  4. skiinnysoul reblogged this from ivelostthewar
  5. ivelostthewar reblogged this from zyanjuh
  6. white-florettes reblogged this from scarletreverie
  7. zyanjuh reblogged this from scarletreverie
  8. scarletreverie reblogged this from sotkakechan
  9. sotkakechan reblogged this from ipsun
  10. nieninque reblogged this from ipsun
  11. lessoleilscouchants reblogged this from bananaleaves
  12. vanity-and-mirrors reblogged this from ipsun
  13. cameosandpearls reblogged this from adorablepastel
  14. insertasassynamehere reblogged this from adorablepastel
  15. sleepymarxist reblogged this from emotionalelixir
  16. emotionalelixir reblogged this from adorablepastel
  17. spacciobanane reblogged this from adorablepastel
  18. margaery-bonaparte-said-so reblogged this from faeriexqueen
  19. faeriexqueen reblogged this from mschievous
  20. ilizbet reblogged this from adorablepastel
  21. mschievous reblogged this from adorablepastel
  22. dreamer630 reblogged this from adorablepastel
  23. sugarlessbite reblogged this from adorablepastel
  24. fforever-dreaming reblogged this from adorablepastel
  25. graceisapayne reblogged this from adorablepastel
  26. adorablepastel reblogged this from ipsun
  27. laurarosanna reblogged this from ablogwithaview and added:
    Jane Austen’s original manuscript of Persuasion ♥
  28. bananaleaves reblogged this from lulabo
  29. seekingsublime reblogged this from ill-sing-you-a-song
  30. therebeccaw reblogged this from lulabo
  31. lulabo reblogged this from allinablur
  32. 18kt reblogged this from khoobsurati