Wuthering Heights

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Flashcards on Wuthering Heights, created by jake.ayrton on 05/28/2014.

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A dark-skinned gypsy in aspect, in dress and manners a gentleman. GP Lockwood's description of Heathcliff Ch1 (aspect, manners)
a gift of God; though it’s as dark almost as if it came from the devil. GP Mr. Earnshaw's description of Heathcliff Ch4 gift, dark, devil
Nelly Dean: Possessed of something diabolical. GP Nelly's desc. of Heathcliff Ch4
'Oh Cathy, oh my life! How can I bear it?' ... [eyes] burned with anguish: they did not melt. GP Heathcliff ab. Catherine, life, bear, eyes, melt Ch15
Unreclaimed creature GP Catherine's description of Heathcliff Ch10 U.......... c.......
Mad dog, savage beast ... fierce, pitiless, wolfish man. GP Catherine's description of Heathcliff Ch10, 14 Dog, beast, wolf
Creature [not] of my own species ... ghoul or vampire? GP Nelly Ch15, 34 species, is he g.... or v......
Is Mr. Heathcliff a man? If so, is he mad? And if not, is he a devil? GP Isabella to Nelly Ch13 man, mad, devil
Black whiskers, eyes deep set and singular ... A half-civilised ferocity lurked yet in the ... eyes full of black fire ... subdued; manner dignified: quite divested of roughness. GP Nelly ab. Heathcliff Ch10 whiskers... eyes... half-civil... fire... dignified
The more the worms writhe, the more I yearn to crush out their entrails! It is a moral teething; and I grind with greater energy in proportion to the increase of pain. GP Heathcliff Ch14 worms... entrails... teething... energy... pain
I love my[i] murderer—but yours! How can I? GP Heathcliff to Catherine Ch15 murderer
gnashed at me, foamed like mad dog ... / sharp cannibal teeth, revealed by cold and wrath ... ruffian kicked trampled on him ... holding me with one hand GP Nelly ab. Heathcliff Ch15, Isabella 12 gnashed, foamed, cannibal, trampled, hold hand
A wild, wicked slip ... bonniest eye ... meant no harm. FC Nelly ab. Catherine Ch5 slip, eye, harm
Nelly, I am[i] Heathcliff! ... he's more myself than I am. FC Catherine to Nelly ab. Heathcliff Ch9 more myself
Insipid, paltry creature attending her from duty[i] to humanity[i]! ... pity[i], charity[i] FC Heathcliff ab. Edgar & Catherine Ch14 In..... paltry, duty & h, pity & c
It would degrade me to marry Heathcliff now ... Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same; and Linton’s is as different as a moonbeam from lightning, or frost from fire. FC/GP Catherine to Nelly ab. Heathcliff Ch9 degrade... souls... moonbeam... frost
She was the most winning thing that ever brought sunshine into a desolate house ... Earnshaws’ handsome dark eyes, Lintons’ fair skin small features, yellow curling hair FC Nelly's desc. Cathy Ch18 winning, desolate, eyes, skin, hair
He wanted all to lie in an ecstasy of peace; I wanted all to sparkle and dance in a glorious jubilee. FC Cathy ab. Linton Ch24 lie peace, sparkle, jubilee
I said his heaven would be only half alive; and he said mine would be drunk: I said I should fall asleep in his; and he said he could not breathe in mine FC Cathy ab. Linton Ch24 heaven half alive, drunk, asleep, breathe
she is so immeasurably superior to them—to everybody on earth, is she not, Nelly? FC Heathcliff ab. Catherine Ch6 im.......... s......., earth
no angel in heaven could be more beautiful than she appeared. FC/RR Nelly ab. Catherine (dead) Ch16 angel, beautiful
When I recollect how happy we were—how happy Catherine was before he came—I’m fit to curse the day. FC Nelly ab. Heathcliff Ch17 happy, before, curse
Doll ... spoiled child ... soft thing ... lamb threatens like a bull MC Nelly, Heatcliff ab. Edgar Ch7, 8, 11 doll, spoiled, soft, lamb, bull
pet ... puling chicken ... whelp ... / Linton lay on the settle, sole tenant, sucking a stick of sugar-candy. MC Descriptions of Linton Ch20, 28 p.., chicken, wh..., sugar-candy
an elf-locked, brown-eyed boy ... / ruffianly child, strong in limb dirty in garb, [catherine's eyes] ... / never taught to read or write ... never led a single step towards virtue MC Descriptions of Hareton Ch11, 13, 18 elf, dirty, eyes, read, virtue
He possessed the power to depart as much as a cat possesses the power to leave a mouse half killed, or a bird half eaten. MC Heathcliff ab. Edgar Ch8 cat, mouse, bird
an ailing, peevish creature MC Isabella ab. Linton Ch17 a....., p......
Now, my bonny lad, you are mine! And we’ll see if one tree won’t grow as crooked as another, with the same wind to twist it! MC Heathcliff ab. Linton Ch17 bonny, tree, crooked, wind, twist
pulling her on his knee, administered with the other a shower of terrific slaps on both sides of the head ... diabolical violence MC Heathcliff hitting Cathy Ch27 knee, shower slaps, Nelly: d......... v.......
"Earnshaw" - Are they an old family? Very old, sir; and Hareton is the last of them, as our Miss Cathy is of us—I mean, of the Lintons. PNN Nelly reveals her 'side' Ch4 Earnshaws, hare last, cathy us
I continued, turning to an obscure cushion full of something like cats ... Unluckily, it was a heap of dead rabbits. PNN Lockwood unreliable observer Ch4 cushion cats, rabbits
Heathcliff in his chamber 'praying like a Methodist: only the deity he implored is senseless dust and ashes' RR Isabella ab. Heathcliff Ch17 methodist, deity, dust
Nelly 'shot direct across the moor, rolling over banks, and wading through marshes: precipitating myself, in fact, towards the beacon-light of the Grange.' Set Nelly going to Grange Ch17 moor, banks, marshes, beacon
The Grange is not a prison, Ellen, and you are not my gaoler. Set/FR Cathy ab. Grange/Nelly Ch23 prison, gaoler
The mortal terror he felt of Mr. Heathcliff’s anger restored to the boy his coward’s eloquence. PR Nelly ab. Linton Ch 27 terror, anger, coward's e........
a splendid place carpeted with crimson ... a pure white ceiling bordered by gold Set Desc. of Grange Ch6 crimson, white, gold
In all England, I do not believe that I could have fixed on a situation so completely removed from the stir of society. A perfect misanthropist’s heaven. Set Lockwood's desc. of Heights Ch1 situation, society, misanthrope
excessive slant of few stunted firs at end of the house; by range of gaunt thorns all stretching their limbs one way, as if craving alms of the sun ... narrow windows deeply set in wall, corners defended with large jutting stones. Set Desc. of Heights Ch1 slant, firs, thorns, limbs, alms, windows, stones
grotesque carvings ... crumbling griffins Set Heights Ch1 carvings, griffins
sky and hills mingled in one bitter whirl of wind and suffocating snow. Set Moors Ch2 sky, hills, wind, snow
On that bleak hill-top the earth was hard with a black frost, Set Moors Ch2 bleak, hard, frost
heaven did not seem my home; broke my heart with weeping to come back to earth; angels so angry they flung me out into the middle of heath on the top of Heights; where I woke sobbing for joy. Set/Sub Catherine's dream Ch9 heaven home, earth, flung, heights, joy
the winter will probably finish her ... such a rush of a lass! FR Doctor ab. Frances Ch8 winter, rush lass
a glare of white letters started from the dark, as vivid as spectres—the air swarmed with Catherines PR Lockwood's dream Ch3 letters, vivid, swarm
my fingers closed on the fingers of a little, ice-cold hand! The intense horror of nightmare came over me ... Terror made me cruel PR Lockwood's dream Ch3 fingers, ice, hand, horror, terror, cruel
I’ve dreamt in my life dreams that have stayed with me ever after, and changed my ideas: they’ve gone through and through me, like wine through water, and altered the colour of my mind. PR Catherine ab. dreams Ch9 dreams, ever after, ideas, wine, colour, mind
I heard my master mounting the stairs—the cold sweat ran from my forehead: I was horrified. PR Nelly ab. master Ch15 mount stairs, sweat, horrified
The murdered do[i] haunt their murderers, I believe. PR Heathcliff to dead Catherine Ch16 murdered, haunt
the after punishment grew a mere thing to laugh at. PR Nelly ab Heathcliff and Catherine Ch6 punishment, laugh
We’re dismal enough without conjuring up ghosts and visions to perplex us. PR Nelly to Catherine ab dreams Ch9 dismal, ghosts, perplex
I was superstitious about dreams then, and am still; and Catherine had an unusual gloom in her aspect, that made me dread something from which I might shape a prophecy, and foresee a fearful catastrophe. PR Nelly ab. dreams Ch9 superstitious, gloom, dread, prophecy, catastrophe
Now all is dashed wrong; by the fool’s craving to hear evil of self, that haunts some people like a demon! PR Catherine to Nelly ab. Heathcliff Ch11 dashed wrong, craving, evil, haunt, demon
Because I’m weak, my brain got confused, and I screamed unconsciously ... I dread sleeping: my dreams appal me. PR Catherine to Nelly Ch12 weak, confused, scream, sleep, dreams
Two words would comprehend my future—death and hell: existence, after losing her, would be hell. PR Heathcliff Ch14 words, future, existence, hell
Heathcliff—I shudder to name him! PR Isabella to Nelly ab Heathcliff Ch17 shudder
It was very, very sad: and while I read I sighed, for it seemed as if all joy had vanished from the world, never to be restored. PR Nelly reading Isabella's letter Ch17 sad, sighed, joy, vanished, world
nothing that God or Satan could inflict would have parted us, RR Heathcliff to Catherine Ch15 god, satan, inflict, part
Miss Cathy’s riven th’ back off ‘Th’ Helmet o’ Salvation,’ un’ Heathcliff’s pawsed his fit into t’ first part o’ ‘T’ Brooad Way to Destruction! RR Joseph revealing antics of H and C Ch3 riven back off, HoS, pawsed fit, BWtD
I shall be incomparably beyond and above you all / Incomparably beyond and above us all! Whether still on earth or now in heaven, her spirit is at home with God! RR Catherine to Nelly, Nelly ab. Catherine Ch15, 16 beyond, above, earth, heaven, home, God
Your pride cannot blind God! RR Nelly to Heathcliff Ch16 pride
I pray one prayer—I repeat it till my tongue stiffens—Catherine Earnshaw, may you not rest as long as I am living; you said I killed you—haunt me, then! RR Heathcliff to dead Catherine Ch16 prayer, stiffen, rest, killed, haunt
I cannot live without my life! I cannot live without my soul! RR Heathcliff Ch16 life, soul
It is for God to punish wicked people; we should learn to forgive. ... No, God won’t have the satisfaction that I shall RR Nelly, Heathcliff Ch7 God, punish, forgive, satisfaction
He neither wept nor prayed; he cursed and defied: execrated God and man, and gave himself up to reckless dissipation. RR Hindley Ch8 wept, prayed, cursed, defied, execrated, dissipation
All warks togither for gooid to them as is chozzen RR Joseph quoting Romans 8:28 Ch9
Petted things MR Desc. of Edgar and Isabella Ch6 P..... t.....
I’d not exchange, for a thousand lives, my condition here, for Edgar Linton’s at Thrushcross Grange. MR Heathcliff ab Edgar Ch6 exchange, lives, condition, Grange
I have read more than you would fancy, Mr. Lockwood. You could not open a book in this library that I have not looked into, MR Nelly to Lockwood Ch7 read, fancy, book, library
He might as well plant an oak in a flower-pot, and expect it to thrive, as imagine he can restore her to vigour in the soil of his shallow cares MR Heathcliff ab Edgar Ch14 oak, pot, thrive, restore, soil, cares
That is not my Heathcliff. I shall love mine yet; and take him with me: he’s in my soul. *H as opponent of bourgeois values* MR Catherine ab Heathcliff when he returns Ch15 not my h, love, soul
Did it never strike you that if Heathcliff and I married, we should be beggars? whereas, if I marry Linton I can aid Heathcliff to rise, and place him out of my brother’s power. MR Catherine to Nelly ab marriage Ch9 married, beggars, linton, rise, power
it is strange how custom can mould our tastes and ideas MR Lockwood to Heathcliff Ch2 custom, mold, ideas
It was not the thorn bending to the honeysuckles, but the honeysuckles embracing the thorn. MR Nelly ab Catherine in Linton Ch10 thorn, honeysuckle
the mild and generous are only more justly selfish than the domineering MR Nelly Ch10 mild, justly, selfish
I’ve no more business to marry Edgar Linton than I have to be in heaven FR Catherine ab Edgar Ch9 business, marry, heaven
a white face scratched and bruised, and a frame hardly able to support itself through fatigue FR Nelly ab Isabella Ch17 scratched, frame, fatigue
the housekeeper, a matronly lady, taken as a fixture along with the house FR Lockwood ab housekeeper Ch2 matronly, fixture, house
he wanted no women in the house M/F company determines lifestyle. FR Nelly ab Heathcliff Ch9 women, house
I had to tend them, and take on me the cares of a woman at once FR Nelly, Ch4 tend, cares, woman
[Frances] had neither money nor name FR Frances Ch6 money, name
I would have torn his heart out, and drunk his blood! PR Heathcliff ab Edgar Ch14 torn, drunk, blood
The commonest occurrence startles her painfully FR/PR Nelly ab Catherine Ch14 occurrence, pain
she slipped the gold ring from her third finger, and threw it on the floor. ‘I’ll smash it!’ she continued, striking it with childish spite, ‘and then I’ll burn it!’ FR/MR Isabella Ch17 ring, smash, childish, burn
the house, inside, had regained its ancient aspect of comfort under female management FR Nelly Ch18 house, regained, comfort, female
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