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Villette by Charlotte Brontë
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Jul 08, 12

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Read from June 18 to July 08, 2012

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Charlotte Brontë
“I believe in some blending of hope and sunshine sweetening the worst lots. I believe that this life is not all; neither the beginning nor the end. I believe while I tremble; I trust while I weep.”
Charlotte Brontë, Villette

Charlotte Brontë
“I would not be you for a kingdom.'

The remark was too naïve to rouse anger; I merely said -

'Very good.'

'And what would you give to be ME?' she inquired.

'Not a bad sixpence - strange as it may sound', I replied. 'You are but a poor creature.'

'You don't think so in your heart.'

'No; for in my heart you have not the outline of a place: I only occasionally turn you over in my brain.”
Charlotte Brontë, Villette

Charlotte Brontë
“If life be a war, it seemed my destiny to conduct it single-handed.”
Charlotte Brontë, Villette

Charlotte Brontë
“Lucy, take my love. One day share my life. Be my dearest, first on earth.”
Charlotte Brontë, Villette


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