My love for Heathcliff resembles the eternal rocks beneath: a source of little visible delight, but necessary. Nelly, I am Heathcliff! He’s always, always in my mind: not as a pleasure, any more than I am always a pleasure to myself, but as my own being.
I ‘never told my love’ vocally; still, if looks have language, the merest idiot might have guessed I was over head and ears;
Ocurre a veces que sentimos piedad por gente que ni para consigo misma ni para con los demás conoce este sentimiento.
Come in! come in !’ he sobbed.
‘Cathy, do come. Oh do -once more! Oh! my heart’s darling! hear me this time – Catherine, at last!
Be with me always – take any form – drive me mad! Only do not leave me in this abyss, where I cannot find you!
You fight against that devil for love as long as you may; when the time comes, not all the angels in heaven shall save him!
The mild and generous are only more justly selfish than the domineering.
If all else perished, and he remained, I should still continue to be; and if all else remained, and he were annihilated, the universe would turn to a mighty stranger.
just glanced towards the door, with a slight movement of the head, and then returned to my book. He immediately withdrew. This was better than if I had answered with more words, and in the passionate spirit to which my first impulse would have prompted. What a good thing it is to be able to command one’s temper! I must labour to cultivate this inestimable quality: God only knows how often I shall need it in this rough, dark road that lies before me. In
I have a good many books on hand, but I am sorry to say that as usual I make small progress with any.