“So, tell me, what will you write in your journal tonight? ‘Friday, went to the Lower Rooms, wore my sprigged muslin dress with blue trimmings, and looked very pretty, though I say so myself. Danced with one man, was stared at by another much more handsome.’”
Jane Austen Challenge » 17. Favorite Character Backstory/Secret - Jane & Frank’s Engagement
I was fortunate enough to prevail, before we parted at Weymouth, and to induce the most upright female mind in the creation to stoop in charity to a secret engagement. Had she refused, I should have gone mad. But you will be ready to say, what was your hope in doing this? What did you look forward to? To any thing, every thing — to time, chance, circumstance, slow effects, sudden bursts, perseverance and weariness, health and sickness. Every possibility of good was before me, and the first of blessings secured, in obtaining her promises of faith and correspondence.
Jane: There’s so much to love here: the civility,
Mr. Nobley: the manners
Jane: the grandeur,
Mr. Nobley: the simplicity
Jane: the men
Mr. Nobley: the women…
Well don't you think it's possible to confuse truth with fantasy?
The dreamy Mr. Nobley
"When I look at you, I feel.. certain of something."