• She was of the stuff of which great men's mothers are made. She was indispensable to high generation, hated at tea parties, feared in shops, and loved at crises.

    Emily Brontë, Jane Austen, Thomas Hardy, Charlotte Brontë (2016). “Classic British Love Stories: Wuthering Heights, Pride and Prejudice, Far from the Madding Crowd, and Jane Eyre”, p.1025, Open Road Media