"She was more disturbed by Mr. Knightley’s not dancing than by any thing else.—There he was, among the standers-by, where he ought not to be; he ought to be dancing,—not classing himself with the husbands, and fathers, and whist-players, who were pretending to feel an interest in the dance till their rubbers were made up,—so young as he looked!— He could not have appeared to greater advantage perhaps anywhere, than where he had placed himself. His tall, firm, upright figure, among the bulky forms and stooping shoulders of the elderly men, was such as Emma felt must draw every body’s eyes; and,excepting her own partner, there was not one among the whole row of young men who could be compared with him."
the thing about living in australia is there’s always some weird animal making some fucked up noise outside your window
heteronormativity is genderbending main characters just to permit non-platonic interactions between the characters.
i’m looking at you, elementary.
that’s really cute how you dismiss the importance of replacing a white male literary icon with a woman of color…
In which Jaime required coffee in order to sit through the wedding vows. [x]
The Elephant House — where J.K. Rowling spent time writing some of the Harry Potter novels. It is known as the ‘birthplace’ of HP.
What a great message. I wish all characters were this nice. Does anyone know what this is from?
Ted, I’ve been trying to tell you this for years. Your bacon allergy is a lie your mother made up so you’d eat healthy as a kid.