"Her Spirits were naturally good, and not easily depressed, and she possessed such a fund of vivacity and good humour as could only be damped by some very serious vexation.- Besides these antidotes against every disappointment, and consolations under them, she had another, which afforded her constant relief in all her misfortunes, and that was a fine shady Bower, the work of her own infantine Labours..."
~from Jane Austen's Catherine, or the Bower
Saturday, October 9, 2010
"Now he's changing his manners because he want her to say yes to him."
(Ahlana observing Mr Darcy's behavior when he and Elizabeth meet up at Pemberley.)