[12 Days of Christmas] #7: Have Yourself a Merry Mr. Darcy

On the 7th day before Christmas, Hazy (and Weatherly) recommend:

Pride_and_Prejudice_coverBOOK – Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

One of my favorite books. The headstrong Elizabeth and the proud Mr. Darcy. But all’s well that ends well. I’ve always wondered how lovely Pemberley could be. Is it really that big? I’d probably get lost there.

Quick Quotes

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.

“I could easily forgive his pride, if he had not mortified mine.” – Elizabeth Bennet

 “In vain have I struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you.” – Mr. Darcy

SONG – “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” by Michael Bublé

I like Michael Bublé. And this song. It kinda feels cozy. Quite nostalgic, don’t you think?

And we’ll be back with our regularly scheduled Pentatonix version of Christmas songs next post. 😉

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[TV Review] Death Comes to Pemberley

death_comes_to_pemberley_dvdBased on: Death Comes to Pemberley by P.D. James
Original network: BBC One
Series run: Dec 26 -28, 2013
Status: Ended (Three-part television series)

Synopsis: In their six years of marriage, Elizabeth and Darcy have forged a peaceful, happy life for their family at Pemberley, Darcy’s impressive estate. Her father is a regular visitor; her sister Jane and her husband, Bingley, live nearby; the marriage prospects for Darcy’s sister, Georgiana, are favorable. And preparations for their annual autumn ball are proceeding apace. But on the eve of the ball, chaos descends. Lydia Wickham, Elizabeth’s disgraced sister who, with her husband, has been barred from the estate, arrives in a hysterical state—shrieking that Wickham has been murdered.  Plunged into frightening mystery and a lurid murder trial, the lives of Pemberley’s owners and servants alike may never be the same. (from the publisher)

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