I dont want to posses you, i want to marry you because i love you
Margaret Hale: You think that because you are rich and my father is in reduced circumstances that you can have me for your possession? I suppose I should expect no less from someone in trade.
John Thornton: I don’t want to possess you! I wish to marry you because I love you!
WHY DON’T YOU JUST RIP OUT MY HEART AND GET IT OVER WITH
Both this scene and the book version just GUT me. I actually bawled in an airport reading the book scene. But these words actually break me worse than the “look back at me” line. He’s so upset here.