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HardDaysKnight
Chelsea
Artist
United States
Current Residence: California
Favourite style of art: Renaissance, Baroque, Pre-Raphaelite.
MP3 player of choice: iPod Touch
Favourite cartoon character: Belle/Rogue
Personal Quote: Pretty much the entirety of Jane Eyre.
Interests
  • Mood: Triumph
  • Listening to: Gjendine's Lullaby
  • Reading: Jane Eyre; Feast of Souls
  • Watching: Pride & Prejudice
I have always loved Jane Eyre, but more often than not, lately I have found myself longing for a Mr. Rochester. I want that romance, I want the desperation, the inability to live without. My favorite quotes are from that book.

"Because," He said, "I sometimes have a queer feeling with regard to you - especially when you are near to me, as now; it is as if I had a string somewhere under my left ribs, tightly and inextricably knotted to a similar string situated in the corresponding quarter of your little frame. And if that boisterous Channel, and two hundred miles or so of land, come broad between us, I am afraid that cord of communion will be snapped; and then I've a nervous notion that I should take to bleeding inwardly."
- Jane Eyre, Chapter 23

"I am not talking to you now through the medium of custom, conventionalities, nor even of mortal flesh: it is my spirit that addresses your spirit; just as if both had passed through the grave, and we stood at God's feet, equal - as we are!"
- Jane Eyre, Chapter 23

Gentle reader, may you never feel what I then felt? May your eyes never shed such stormy, scalding, heart-wrung tears as poured from mine. May you never appeal to Heaven in prayers so hopeless and so agonized as in that hour left my lips; for never may you, like me, dread to be the instrument of evil to what you wholly love.
- Jane (Ch. 27)

Although I love Elizabeth, I can tell that I'm not her. We're just fundamentally different, though I love her story and her life and her world. Jane and I share the passion and emotion that surges through our lives.

Gah. I can't help it. Where are all the Mr. Darcys and Mr. Rochesters of the world? This modern day Jane Eyre is right here, waiting!

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Mad42Sam Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2012   Digital Artist
Thank you for the fav )
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conejogalactiko Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hola!

Ey thanks for the fav in my pic!!
I really appreciate it!
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saludos!:blowkiss:
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WorstPacifist Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2011
Chels! Horrah, yet another media in which I can tickle you!
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HardDaysKnight Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2011
My pitifully bad artwork, and my much better writings, when I get around to remembering to post them.
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xthumbtakx Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2010
hi! thank you so much for the :+fav: on my DD!! :hug: :dalove: hope you'll check out the rest of my gallery! :D
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AgnesxTatlimavis Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
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Rionionin Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2010
Thanks for the fave! ^.^
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curiousping Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2010
Thanks for the fav!
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blackyuna Featured By Owner May 18, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
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Libellula Featured By Owner May 9, 2010   Digital Artist
Thanks a lot for the :+fav:!! :w00t:
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