Where the heart is really attached, I know very well how little one can be pleased with the attention of any body else.
Pride and Prejudice + yellow & green
Elizabeth, feeling all the more than common awkwardness and anxiety for his situation, now forced herself to speak; and immediately, though not very fluently, gave him to understand that her sentiments had undergone so material a change since the period to which he alluded as to make her receive with gratitude and pleasure his present assurances.
❝ Seldom, very seldom, does complete truth belong to any human disclosure; seldom can it happen that something is not a little disguised, or a little mistaken; but where…though the conduct is mistaken, the feelings are not, it may not be very material. ❞
— Jane Austen, Emma
"Did Mr. Darcy give a reason for this interference?"
"I understood there were some very strong objections against the lady."
"And what arts did he use to separate them?"
"He did not talk to me of his own arts," said Fitzwilliam smiling. "He only told me, what I have now told you."
Elizabeth made no answer…her heart swelling with indignation.