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Emily Brontë

He wanted all to lie in an ecstasy of peace; I wanted all to sparkle and dance in a glorious jubilee. I said his heaven would be only half alive; and he said mine would be drunk: I said I should fall asleep in his; and he said he could not breathe in mine. — Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights. (Thomas Cautley Newby December 1847)a

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