Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Just for fun! :)

" 'Oh! I hardly know what he is like,' said Margaret, lazily; to tired to tax her powers of description much. And then rousing herself, she said, 'He is a tall broad-shouldered man, about - how old papa?'
'I should guess about thirty'
'About thirty - whith a face that is neither exactly plain, nor yet handsome, nothing remarkable - not quite a gentleman, but that was hardly to be expected.'
~North & South by Elizabeth Gaskell


  1. She's describing Mr. Thornton, isn't she? I must read this book again soon! I loved it so much when I read it for the first time! :)

    ~Miss Laurie
    Old-Fashioned Charm

  2. Yes she is. :) I have been looking through it myself.