Quick Index Board Index Home FAQ Site Map
|A few more
Written by Ann2
(4/9/2003 1:25 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, GR: LOL Lines, penned by Cheryl
] ...was strangely harassed by a queer, half-witted man, who would make me dance with him, and distressed me by his nonsense."
On these two we agree and, I would have you know,the first one is nearly as funny in Swedish! ;-9
Can it be that Henry is testing new acquaintances by his "odd" behaviour? Unless a girl can tolerate them with good grace, he will not consider her for a partner- even dancewise? Catherine passes this test famously, doesn't she?.
Isabella: "I am determined, at all events, to be dressed exactly like you. The men take notice of that sometimes, you know."
John T on carriages:..." a thing of that sort in good hands will last above twenty years after it is fairly worn out..."
From Mrs Allen's little book of wisdome:"If it keeps raining the streets will be very wet."
Finally a word from our sweet heroine on that everlasting subject, the weather: "Oh! that we had such weather here as they had at Udolpho, or at least in Tuscany and the south of France! - the night that poor St. Aubin died!- such beautiful weather!"
Northanger Abbey is maintained by Cheryl and Linda with WebBBS 3.21.