Before we get there, however, we have to put up with more of Marianne's selfish and unfair assessments of Mrs Jennings and Colonel Brandon. There are only a few times in life I've wished for the ability to reach into a book and slap a character, but Marianne is one of the character's I'd smack if I could manage it. Anyhoo . . .
I love the way Emma Thompson edited it down, and the way that Alan Rickman delivered his lines, so here. Enjoy: