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Written by Lizzy A
(3/8/2007 12:27 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Faulkland, penned by Emmeline
I now see it is not in your nature to be content, or confident in love.
She has his character down pat. She knows him much better than he knows her - much better than he even knows himself.
She is a better & more sensible person than he is. She realizes that in his present mind, they could never be happy together and therefore releases him. Her parting shot was superb:
All I request of you is, that you will yourself reflect upon this infrimity, and when you number up the many true delights it has deprived you of - let it not be your least regret, that it los you the love of one - who would have followed you in beggary through the world!
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