Poor John Chivery: "How can you say you don't know it? Anyone with eyes could see it! These walls know it! You were so lofty, so far above the rest of us, you don't even notice it. All the time I was breaking my heart over her, she was breaking hers over you!" Lord oh lord.
What are you waiting for? This is why rainy days exist!
See also: Cranford, and get ye to some kleenex, STAT.