I love you most ardently
"My affections and wishes are unchanged; but one word from you will silence me on this subject for ever."


A blog celebrating period dramas in literature, television and film.

Pride? What pride?

"Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonimously. A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves, vanity to what we would have others think of us.”

(“Pride and prejudice”, Chapter 5)

miss hale, my feelings for you are very strong

Pride and Prejudice (1995)

"I would be very happy if you’d do me the honour of dancing with me, Miss Bennet."

Downton Abbey wardrobe appreciation ± Edith Crawley (Season 4)


favourite book and film quotes: Pride and Prejudice 


"Jane played her card, and after a moment stole a glance at Mr. Nobley. He’d been watching her, and when he looked away, guilt betrayed his forced serenity." – Austenland by Shannon Hale

Favourite Screen Costumes || Anne’s blue dress (The Tudors 2008)

Costumes by: Joan Bergin

So it’s not gonna be easy. It’s going to be really hard. We’re gonna have to work at this everyday, but I want to do that because I want you. I want all of you, forever, everyday. You and me… everyday.


get to know me meme: [2/10] female characters » Mary Stuart
 “I can feel myself changing and not for the better. Every choice I have made to protect France and Scotland, even you, for all of them there is a reckoning. And it’s always the woman who must bow to the Queen. I feel like I’m killing part of myself, that I’m ignoring my heart until it becomes blind and death. I can feel myself growing harder, and I worry that I’m becoming someone you will not love.“