8 ian. 2016

Pride and Prejudice (2)

”However he wrote some verses on her, and very pretty they were.”
”And so ended his affection”, said Elizabeth impatiently .”There has been many a one, I fancy, overcome in the same way. I wonder who first discovered the efficacy of poetry in driving away love!
”I have been used to consider poetry as the food of love,” said Darcy.
Of a fine, stout, healthy love it may. Everything nourishes what is strong already. But if it be only a slight, thin sort of inclination, I am convinced that one good sonnet will starve it entirely away.(Charles Bingley, Elizabeth Bennet, Fitzwilliam Darcy)

(Jane Austen - Pride and Prejudice)

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