|GR: chapters 1-7 (volume 2)
Written by Emmeline
(4/14/2003 7:51 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, GR: LOL lines, week3, penned by Cheryl
1 'Bravo! - an excellent satire on modern language.'
2 It's long, damp passages, its narrow cells and ruined chapel, were to be within her daily reach, and she could not entirely subdue the hope of some traditional lengends, some awful memorials of an injured and ill-fated nun.
3 'My heart, indeed! What can you have to do with hearts? You men have none of you any hearts.'
4 'It is probable that she will neither love so well, nor flirt so well, as she might do either singly. The gentlemen must each give up a little.'
5 'We shall not have to explore our way into a hall dimly lighted by the expiring embers of a wood fire - nor be obliged to spread our beds on the floor of a room without windows, doors, or furniture....when your lamp suddenly expires in the socket, and leaves you in total darkness.'
6 The night was stormy; the wind had been rising at intervals the whole afternoon;...Catherine...felt for the first time that she was really in an Abbey.. - Yes, these were characteristic sounds; - ... "How much better is this....now, to be sure, there is nothing to alarm one."
7 The General certainly had been an unkind husband. He did not love her walk: - could he therefore have loved her? And besides, handsome as he was, there was a something in the turn of his features which spoke his not having behaved well to her....Here weas another proof. A portrait - very like - of a departed wife, not valued by the husband! He must have been dreadfully cruel to her!