su-o: “ Julian Fellowes reflects this in a line he gives to Robert, when his wife Cora asks him to stay and see the children. ‘Just as soon as they’re able to answer back,’ he replies. In fact, Sybbie.
"I won’t be happy with anyone else as long as you walk the earth" - Matthew to Mary // Downton Abbey. I feel as if the writers were sure to add in the "as long as you walk the earth" on purpose so they could break our hearts afterwards.