Letter to Edgar
What could I say about you? You are nothing to me. Don't you feel ashamed to drive me mad? Being a husband, you should be shameful because you knew nothing about me!
"To get rid of me - answer my question, you must answer it; and that violence does not alarm me. I have found that you can be as stoical as any one, when you please. Will you give up Heathcliff hereafter, or will you give me up? It is impossible for you to be my friend, and his at the same time; and I absolutely require to know which you choose." Do you know this made me really confused? I did not like people to force me! You, Edgar Linton, I would not forget the way you demanded me to answer your question. I want to tell you that you did not have the right to ask! Who do you think you are? Frankly speaking, I really love Heathcliff. I married you because you are handsome, pleasant to be with, young, cheerful and you are rich! That's all. It was not because of love. I did have a notion that is to use your wealth to aid Heathcliff out of Hindley's power. My love for you is like the foliage in the woods. Time will change it, I'm well aware, as winter changes the threes - my love for Heathcliff resembles the eternal rocks beneath - a source of little visible delight, but necessary. Heathcliff's always, always in my mind - not as a pleasure, any more than I am always a pleasure to myself. But I believed that I had done my best part. I tried to satisfy you by marrying you, right? You are really lucky. But I...