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Margaret Hale spoting Mr. Thornton on the nearby train ... - North & South (TV, Mini-Series, 2004) #elizabethgaskell

"What will Aunt Shaw say? Her first exclamation will be, 'That man! said Margaret "Or I shall try and show you your mother's indignant tones as she says 'That woman!'" The last paragraph from North and South!

"That look! I get giddy every time." I am literally re-watching this scene over and over and over everyday since I first saw it. Too amazing!

Enchanted Serenity of Period Films: North & South told in "Motivationals"

Richard Armitage as John Thornton and Daniela Denby-Ashe as Margaret Hale. North & South

Daniella Denby-Ashe and Richard Armitage. Daniela, don't wear that makeup, wear the makeup from the movie! It makes you look sooooo much prettier!

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North & South is a British TV drama series that aired in November and December of It is based on he 1855 Victorian novel North & South by Elizabeth Gaskell. It stars Daniela Denby-Ashe, Richard Armitage, Sinead Cusack and Jo Joyner.

"Vanity working on a weak mind produces every kind of mischief" -Jane Austen

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(gif) LOOK AT HIS FACE.  He ADORES her.  I can't.  I freaking can't. <3

as a Bagginshield shipper I gotta say, compare the look on Mr. Thornton's face in this gif to the look on Thorin's face right after the infamous hug scene at the end of the first Hobbit movie. Just sayin.

Dear Lord I'm gonna need a cold shower after looking at these pictures...

My first Richard Armitage character, John Thornton of Milton, England. I realize Richard isn't John, but he embodied the character. My favorite is Harry Kennedy, but look at that face!

Mr. Thornton never went near her himself; he did not look at her. Only, he knew what she was doing--or not doing--better than he knew the movements of any one else in the room.  ~ North and South, Elizabeth Gaskell  www.facebook.com/TheLiteraryHeroes

Thornton never went near her himself; Only, he knew what she was doing - or not doing - better than he knew the movements of any one else in the room. - North & South directed by Brian Percival (TV, Mini-Series, BBC,

Gorgeous, broodingly sexy, leave-your-husband-worthy.  And I told you about him BEFORE The Hobbit...

Mr. Thornton, the perfect accompaniment to grading