Jennifer Ehle as Elizabeth Bennet
Pride and Prejudice + white
One of these days, Lizzie, someone will catch your eye and then you’ll have to watch your tongue.
As it is, I wouldn’t dance with him for all of Derbyshire, let alone the miserable half.
Elizabeth, feeling all the more than common awkwardness and anxiety for his situation, now forced herself to speak; and immediately, though not very fluently, gave him to understand that her sentiments had undergone so material a change since the period to which he alluded as to make her receive with gratitude and pleasure his present assurances.
“I must confess that I think her as delightful a character as ever appeared in print, and how I shall be able to tolerate those who do not like her at least, I do not know.”
(Jane Austen in a letter to her sister Cassandra, 29-January-1813)