She fasted pertinaciously, under the idea, probably, that at every meal Edgar was ready to choke for her absence, and pride alone held him from running to cast himself at her feet

Both Edgar and Cathy wait for the other to seek reconciliation

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Emotions, Marriage, People

Edgar shut himself up among books that he never opened—wearying, I guessed, with a continual vague expectation that Catherine, repenting her conduct, would come of her own accord to ask pardon, and seek a reconciliation—and she fasted pertinaciously, under the idea, probably, that at every meal Edgar was ready to choke for her absence, and pride alone held him from running to cast himself at her feet

p.155

Edgar will not tolerate Isabella's attraction to Heathcliff
Cathy starves herself

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