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The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë

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He never could have loved me, or he would not have resigned me so willingly.

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Because, I imagine there must be only a very, very few men in the world, that I should like to marry; and of those few, it is ten to one I may never be acquainted with one; or if I should, it is twenty to one, he may not happen to be single, or to take a fancy to me.

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Smiles and tears are so alike with me, they are neither of them confined to any particular feelings: I often cry when I am happy, and smile when I am sad.

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My heart is too thoroughly dried to be broken in a hurry, and I mean to live as long as I can.

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I have such confidence in him, aunt, notwithstanding all you say, that I would willingly risk my happiness for the chance of securing his. I will leave better men to those who only consider their own advantage. If he has done amiss, I shall consider my life well spent in saving him from the consequences of his early errors, and striving to recall him to the path of virtue—God grant me success!.

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Two years hence you will be as calm as I am now—and far, far happier, I trust, for you are a man, and free to act as you please.

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I would rather admire you from this distance, fair lady, than be the partner of your home.

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I see that a man cannot give himself up to drinking without being miserable one-half his days and mad the other.

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Although I maintain that if she were more perfect, she would be less interesting.

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You may think it all very fine, Mr. Huntingdon, to amuse yourself with rousing my jealousy; but take care you don't rouse my hate instead. And when you have once extinguished my love, you will find it no easy matter to kindle it again.

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