Gwendolen Harleth encounters Henleigh Grandcourt and Daniel Deronda at separate events. Faced with family financial trouble and knowing the status of Lydia Glasher, Gwendolen receives a marriage proposal from Grandcourt.
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When Grandcourt and Gwendolen are courting, he takes her riding and encourages her to jump her horse while her mother looks on. She is riding side saddle and her legs are to the right as she approaches the jump and to the left afterward. See more
Contessa Maria Alcharisi
It is a talent to love. I lacked it, and I know very well what love makes of men and women. It is subjection. I was never willingly subject to any man. Men have been subject to me.
(from "The Marriage of Figaro")
By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Vocalist Jenny Burn See more