Sunday, December 9, 2012
It was named Catherine, but [Edgar] never called it the name in full, as he had never called the first Catherine short, probably because Heathcliff had a habit of doing so. The little one was always Cathy, it formed to him a distinction from the mother, and yet, a connection with her, and his attachment sprang from its relation to her, far more than from its being his own. Wuthering Heights
(VII, Chapter III, p. 184-5)
Emily Brontë  (via bibliophiling)

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