Charles Dickens Estella Famous Quotes & Sayings

14 Charles Dickens Estella Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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She stood looking at me, and, of course, I stood looking at her.
"Am I pretty?"
"Yes; I think you are very pretty."
"Am I insulting?"
"Not so much so as you were last time," said I.
"Not so much so?"
"No."
She fired when she asked the last question, and she slapped my face with such force as she had, when I answered it.
"Now," said she. "You little course monster, what do you think of me now?"
"I shall not tell you."
"Because you are going to tell upstairs. Is that it?"
"No," said I. "That is not it."
"Why don't you cry again, you little wretch?"
"Because I'll never cry for you again," said I.
Charles Dickens Charles Dickens Estella Sayings By Charles Dickens: She stood looking at me, and, of course, I stood looking at her."Am I pretty?""Yes;
But, before I proceed to narrate it, and before I pass on to all the changes it involved, I must give one chapter to Estella. It is not much to give to the theme that so long filled my heart.Charles Dickens Charles Dickens Estella Sayings By Charles Dickens: But, before I proceed to narrate it, and before I pass on to all the
Poor one, Estella." "What do you mean? I didn't know there had been any." "Estella," said I, "do look at that fellow in the corner yonder, who is looking over here at us." "Why should I look at him?" returned Estella, with her eyes on me instead. "What is there in that fellow in the corner yonder,
to use your words,
that I need look at?" "Indeed, that is the very question I want to ask you," said I. "For he has been hovering about you all night." "Moths, and all sorts of ugly creatures," replied Estella, with
Charles Dickens Charles Dickens Estella Sayings By Charles Dickens: Poor one, Estella." "What do you mean? I didn't know there had been any." "Estella,"
You should know," said Estella. "I am what you have made me. Take all the praise, take all the blame; take all the success, take all the failure; in short, take me.Charles Dickens Charles Dickens Estella Sayings By Charles Dickens: You should know," said Estella. "I am what you have made me. Take all the
- Do you deceive and entrap him, Estella?
- Yes, and many others - all of them but you.
Charles Dickens Charles Dickens Estella Sayings By Charles Dickens: - Do you deceive and entrap him, Estella?- Yes, and many others - all of
Only twice more did the housekeeper reappear, and then her stay in the room was very short, and Mr. Jaggers was sharp with her. But her hands were Estella's hands, and her eyes were Estella's eyes ...Charles Dickens Charles Dickens Estella Sayings By Charles Dickens: Only twice more did the housekeeper reappear, and then her stay in the room was
It would have been cruel in Miss Havisham, horribly cruel, to practise on the susceptibility of a poor boy, and to torture me through all these years with a vain hope and an idle pursuit, if she had reflected on the gravity of what she did. But I think she did not. I think that in the endurance of her own trial, she forgot mine, Estella.Charles Dickens Charles Dickens Estella Sayings By Charles Dickens: It would have been cruel in Miss Havisham, horribly cruel, to practise on the susceptibility
Yet the room was all in all to me, Estella being in it.Charles Dickens Charles Dickens Estella Sayings By Charles Dickens: Yet the room was all in all to me, Estella being in it.
I wanted to make Joe less ignorant and common, that he might be worthier of my society and less open to Estella's reproach.Charles Dickens Charles Dickens Estella Sayings By Charles Dickens: I wanted to make Joe less ignorant and common, that he might be worthier of
I never had one hour's happiness in her society, and yet my mind all round the four-and-twenty hours was harping on the happiness of having her with me unto death.Charles Dickens Charles Dickens Estella Sayings By Charles Dickens: I never had one hour's happiness in her society, and yet my mind all round
It was then that I began to understand that everything in the room had stopped, like the watch and the clock, a long time ago. I noticed that Miss Havisham put down the jewel exactly on the spot from which she had taken it up. As Estella dealt the cards, I glanced at the dressing-table again, and saw that the shoe upon it, once white, now yellow, had never been worn. I glanced down at the foot from which the shoe was absent, and saw that the silk stocking on it, once white, now yellow, had been trodden ragged. Without this arrest if everything, this standing still of all the pale decayed objects, not even the withered bridal dress on the collapsed form could not have looked so like grave-clothes, or the long veil so like a shroud.Charles Dickens Charles Dickens Estella Sayings By Charles Dickens: It was then that I began to understand that everything in the room had stopped,
The unqualified truth is, that when I loved Estella with the love of a man, I loved her simply because I found her irresistible. Once for all; I knew to my sorrow, often and often, if not always, that I loved her against reason, against promise, against peace, against hope, against happiness, against all discouragement that could be. Once for all; I love her none the less because I knew it, and it had no more influence in restraining me, than if I had devoutly believed her to be human perfection.Charles Dickens Charles Dickens Estella Sayings By Charles Dickens: The unqualified truth is, that when I loved Estella with the love of a man,
In a word, it was impossible for me to separate her, in the past or in the present, from the innermost life of my life.Charles Dickens Charles Dickens Estella Sayings By Charles Dickens: In a word, it was impossible for me to separate her, in the past or
I must be taken as I have been made. The success is not mine, the failure is not mine, but the two together make me.Charles Dickens Charles Dickens Estella Sayings By Charles Dickens: I must be taken as I have been made. The success is not mine, the