So I made a thing and have never been so proud :’)

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The eternal rocks beneath // a catherine earnshaw fanmix

"The entire world is a dreadful collection of memoranda that she did exist, and that I have lost her! " - Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights

i. love out of lust - lykke li // ii. arms- the paper kites // iii. running up that hill - kate bush // iv. haunt you everyday - weezer // v. i’m here, i’m not here  - julia stone // vi. cath… - death cab for cutie // vii. sadness is a blessing - lykke li // viii. love lockdown - white lies // ix. gamble - lucy rose // x. are you hurting the one you love? - florence + the machine // xi. ghosts that we knew - mumford and sons 


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BBC NEWS | Health | Why heroines die in classic fiction


Here is an interesting article that hypothesizes different causes for the frequent “brain fevers” and deaths among Victorian fictional ladies. She mentions how the Brontes were plagued with TB and the smallpox stuff, but I have to agree with Dr. Vickers when he says of Wuthering Heights that "It’s a plot device to make a ghost of Cathy as quickly as possible, so that she can haunt both Heathcliffe and us".


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Agnes Grey by Anne Brontë

When her family becomes impoverished after a disastrous financial speculation, Agnes Grey determines to find work as a governess in order to contribute to their meagre income and assert her independence.

Silence is of different kinds, and breathes different meanings.

- Charlotte Brontë, Villette (1853)


Went here today :)

It seemed I must be stimulated into action. I must be goaded, driven, stung, forced to energy. My little morsel of human affection, which I prized as if it were a solid pearl, must melt in my fingers and slip thence like a dissolving hailstone.

- Charlotte Bronte, “Villette

He had not breathed a word of love, or dropped one hint of tenderness or affection, and yet I had been supremely happy. To be near him, to hear him talk as he did talk, and to feel that he thought me worthy to be so spoken to - capable of understanding and duly appreciating such discourse - was enough.

- Anne Bronte, Agnes Grey
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