He would stand Hindley’s blows without winking or shedding a tear, and my pinches moved him only to draw in a breath and open his eyes, as if he had hurt himself by accident, and nobody was to blame.

Nelly and Hindley are cruel to Heathcliff

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Childhood, Class, Cruelty, Family, People

He would stand Hindley’s blows without winking or shedding a tear, and my pinches moved him only to draw in a breath and open his eyes, as if he had hurt himself by accident, and nobody was to blame.

p. 49

Cathy and Heathcliff grow close, however, Hindley and Nelly dislike him
Heathcliff becomes Mr Earnshaw's favourite

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