Wuthering Heights Quotes

Some useful quotes from 'Wuthering Heights' by Emily Bronte

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Plotline Summary Catherine Earnshaw is passionately in love with Mr. Heatcliff however is unable to
marry him due to social constraints. Cathy therefore, with regret, takes the decision
to marry Edgar Linton. Heathcliff, becomes envious and runs away but when he
returns, he marries Linton's sister, Isabella to take revenge and inherit Linton's
wealth.
Perspective of Romantic, Passionate, Unrequited, Forbidden, Abusive, Pain of love
love
Key Quotation 1 The angels were so angry that they flung me out, into the middle of the heath
Cathy - Nelly
2 I've no more business to marry Edgar Linton than I have to be in heaven
3 It would degrade me to marry Heathcliff
4 Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same, and
Linton's is as different as ... frost from fire
5 Who is to separate us, pray? They'll meet the fate of Milo
PG 81
6 If I marry Linton, I can aid Heathcliff to rise, and place him out of my brother's
power
7 My great miseries in this world have been Heathcliff's miseries
8 If all else perished, and he remained, I should still continue to be
9 My love for Linton is like the foliage in the woods
PG 82
10 My love for Heathcliff resembles the eternal rocks beneath
11 You are ignorant of the duties you undertake in marrying
Nelly - Cathy (link ­ Lydia in `Pride and Prejudice')
12 PG 83 Dear! Tell me what I've said to grieve him? I do wish he'd come, I do wish he would!
Cathy (Heathcliff) (when he runs away)
13 PG 94 Oh, Edgar, darling! Heathcliff's come back
Cathy - Edgar
14 PG 95 The whole household need not witness the sight of your welcoming a runaway
Ed - Cathy (Heath) servant as a brother
15 PG 96 Kept her gazed fixed on him as if she feared he would vanish
Cathy (Heathcliff)
16 They were too much absorbed in their mutual joy to suffer embarrassment
Cathy & Heath
17 I struggled only for you
Heath - Cathy

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40 You have killed yourself
41 Nothing that God or satan could inflict would have parted us
42 PG 161 I'll see you again before you are asleep
43 PG 167 Do not leave me in this abyss, where I cannot find you! ... I cannot live without my
Heath (Cathy) soul (Nelly tells him Cathy is dead)
44 Lifting up his eyes, howled ...…read more

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