#he’s there to invite her to hang out with his sister #and then this bullshit happens #and he is so upset #HE IS SO UPSET #let me say that again and you can look at him trying to keep himself togehter in that one with his hand near his mouth #he is SO UPSET #because his lady love is in distress #because the bastard is back to old tricks #but also did I mention his lady love is in distress? #and all he can do is put his hand on her arm? #when he wants to punch a fucking wall or take her in his arms or fucking burn down the world #to make her not be in distress? #good god what is the matter? #his hand on her arm you guys #there’s a lot of emotional calculus going on in his head #because he’s processing Elizabeth’s distress #Wickham’s dastardy #his own culpability #how he feels about those three things #plus what is appropriate and proper in this moment #because he’s still got to be proper #I super love the Firth in this scene #I SUPER love him in it (by lulabo)
“I take love quite seriously. I’m talking about the life-changing ones, the ones who somehow get inside you, who actually alter your chemical make-up, where you get butterflies and feel like your stomach’s turning over a whole physical world which you’re not in control of at all. And I think one is lucky when one gets to feel this. Some people I don’t think ever do.”
I’M LAUGHING SO HARD. THAT’S IT GUYS, THAT’S ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW.
When those dances were over she returned to Charlotte Lucas, and was in conversation with her, when she found herself suddenly addressed by Mr. Darcy, who took her so much suprise in his application for her hand, that, without knowing what she did, she accepted him.
‘Affectation of candour is common enough; - one meets it every where. But to be candid without ostentation or design - to take the good of every body’s character and make it still better, and say nothing of the bad - belongs to you alone.’