Framed book page art featuring Mr Darcy’s ardent declaration of love: “In vain I have struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I love and admire you.”
Celebrate Jane Austen’s beautiful words with this romantic Pride and Prejudice print!
Fans of Pride and Prejudice have agonised over Mr Darcy’s ill-fated first proposal to Elizabeth Bennett since it was published 200 years ago. His words are poorly chosen but speak of a passionate man desperately in love. What Austen fan wouldn’t love a reminder of this timeless literary hero hanging proudly on their wall?
Featuring the glorious first few sentences of his proposal, ‘In vain I have struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I love and admire you’, this quote is printed on a page from a vintage copy of Pride and Prejudice that has been sourced from charity and second-hand bookshops. The result is an antique, romantic-looking print that is sure to draw the eye and inspire fans of Mr Darcy, Pride and Prejudice, or Jane Austen everywhere!
The frame is an English handmade black wooden block, ethically sourced, and without glass. You’ll be able to feel the texture of the page, and see its beauty unencumbered. This Pride and Prejudice art print is a Jane Austen enthusiast’s dream!
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Please note the vintage and handmade nature of this product means the pages may discolour slightly over time.