It is a truth universally acknowledged,

that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.

Pride and Prejudice (2005)

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Charlotte to Elizabeth, speaking of Bingley and Jane, Pride and Prejudice. (via lovethroughtheagesa2)

When she is secure of him, there will be more leisure for falling in love as much as she chooses.

     She was humbled, she was grieved; she repented, though she hardly knew of what. She became jealous of his esteem, when she could no longer hope to be benefited by it. She wanted to hear of him, when there seemed the least chance of gaining intelligence. She was convinced that she could have been happy with him, when it was no longer likely they should meet.
Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

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Darcy & Elizabeth + eye contact 

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austenchanted:

Mr. Bingley is just what a young man ought to be. Sensible, good humoured…

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