I am a J e d i… like my f a t h e r before me.

Miss Elizabeth. I have struggled in vain and I can bear it no longer. These past months have been a torment. I came to Rosings with the single object of seeing you… I had to see you. I have fought against my better judgment, my family’s expectations, the inferiority of your birth by rank and circumstance. All these things I am willing to put aside and ask you to end my agony.”

artschoolglasses:

"I want something more simple. Natural. To wear in the garden."

Marie Antoinette (2006)

I live in another world, and if you come near me, I will wrap you in it like a cloak of stars.
— (via oiseauperdu)

evehewsondaily:

"No medicine in the world can do thee good." | Hamlet, Act V, Sc. 2

mythologer:

Detail of Antonio Canova’s Psyche Revived by the Kiss of Love (1789).

mythologer:

Detail of Antonio Canova’s Psyche Revived by the Kiss of Love (1789).

Cosette was not very timid by nature. There flowed in her veins some of the blood of the bohemian and the adventuress who runs barefoot. It will be remembered that she was more of a lark than a dove. There was a foundation of wildness and bravery in her.