The sweet playfulness of Jane’s relationship with Rochester, and, finally, the happy ending.


‘That depends on circumstances, sir – on your choice.’

‘Which you shall make for me, Jane.  I will abide by your decision.’

‘Choose then, sir – her who loves you best.

‘I will at least choose – her I love best.   Jane, will you marry me?’

‘Yes, sir.’


Source: Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre (London: Bounty Books, 2012 (1847)), p. 584

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