Emily Brontë quote about hospitality from Wuthering Heights - Sit down and take your dinner with us; a guest that is safe from repeating his visit can generally be made welcome.
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Sit down and take your dinner with us; a guest that is safe from repeating his visit can generally be made welcome.
 Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights (1847). copy citation

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Author Emily Brontë
Source Wuthering Heights
Topic hospitality guest visit
Date 1847
Language English
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Weblink http://www.gutenberg.org/files/768/768-h/768-h.htm

Context

“'Should you wish it, I'll settle with you now,' and I drew my note-book from my pocket.
'No, no,' he replied, coolly; 'you'll leave sufficient behind to cover your debts, if you fail to return: I'm not in such a hurry. Sit down and take your dinner with us; a guest that is safe from repeating his visit can generally be made welcome. Catherine! bring the things in: where are you?'
Catherine reappeared, bearing a tray of knives and forks. 'You may get your dinner with Joseph,' muttered Heathcliff, aside, 'and remain in the kitchen till he is gone.'” source

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