Saturday, 5 May 2012

you could be cast in marble, dear


It had seemed to him as if they were two creatures slowly turning to marble in each other's presence, while their hearts were conscious and their eyes were yearning.
George Eliot - Middlemarch

I must say that I have hardly come across a fictional relationship as romantic and at the same time as realistic as the one between Dorothea and Will Ladislaw. I say 'realistic' because I have felt exactly like Will does on more than one occasion in the past six months.

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