Some may say, as you enter your wedding, you might have some great expectations (haha!). Great Expectations is a classic and popular novel by Charles Dickens that follows the life of Pip. The book is a bildungsroman or coming-of-age story that focuses on Pip as a young boy and how he develops and grows over time. These lines come from Pip speaking to Estella who confesses his deep love for her. We won't reveal any spoilers here, so that's all we can say. So, take a look at the Great Expectations reading below and don't forget to download your free copy.

Great Expectations

by Charles Dickens

You are part of my existence, part of myself. You have been in every line I have ever read, since I first came here… You have been in every prospect I have ever seen since – on the river, on the sails of the ships, on the marshes, in the clouds, in the light, in the darkness, in the wind, in the woods, in the sea, in the streets. You have been the embodiment of every graceful fancy that my mind has ever become acquainted with. The stones of which the strongest London buildings are made, are not more real, or more impossible to be displaced by your hands, than your presence and influence have been to me, there and everywhere, and will be.

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You can find this Great Expectations reading and many others like it in our wedding readings from books. It has a whole range of readings from classic authors and some more contemporary ones. Not your vibe? Would you like something a bit more light-hearted? Our article full of funny wedding readings could be the perfect option for you! For more inspiration, our wedding reading Pinterest board is still a great place to pin our wedding readings like our Great Expectations reading!

Leah Blundell

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