"Having levelled my ..." Quote of Emily Jane Brontë

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Having levelled my palace, don't erect a hovel and complacently admire your own charity in giving me that for a home.

Emily Jane Brontë
Emily Brontë (1818-1848), British novelist, poet. Catherine, in Wuthering Heights, ch. 11 (1847). Said to Heathcliff, who had accused her of treating him impersonally.
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