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The Thorn Birds

What’s everyone’s favorite character in The Thorn Birds?

dreamyelegancy:

Emotional scene between Fee and Father Ralph.

my punishment is never to be sure again that I love God more than you

posted 3 years ago with 1 note

Barbara Stanwyck and Richard Chamberlain in The Thorn Birds.

posted 3 years ago with 22 notes
  • Archbishop Vittorio Contini-Verchese: When your rose fell to the ground, I understood at last, the sadness you always wear like a holy mantle.
  • Ralph de Bricassart: Oh Vittorio, I have tried so hard to get her out of my heart.
  • Archbishop Vittorio Contini-Verchese: You think I don't know that?
  • Ralph de Bricassart: Then why?
  • Archbishop Vittorio Contini-Verchese: Ralph, our God has given us freewill. And with that freewill comes the burden of choice. It is time, far past time that you took up that burden, because until you do, you cannot go on.
"So he closed his eyes and let himself feel, that last time, forgetfulness in Meggie."
— “The Thorn Birds” by Colleen McCullough. (via truecolormix)
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