The promised notification was hanging over her head. The postman's knock within the neighbourhood was beginning to bring its daily terrors -and if reading could banish the idea for even half an hour, it was something gained.
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Give a girl an education and introduce her properly into the world, and ten to one but she has the means of settling well, without further expense to anybody.
One of Edward's Mistresses was Jane Shore, who has had a play written about her, but it is a tragedy and therefore not worth reading.
I have been meditating on the very great pleasure which a pair of fine eyes in the face of a pretty woman can bestow.
You expect me to account for opinions which you choose to call mine, but which I have never acknowledged.
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If you really want to torture me, sit me in a room strapped to a chair and put Mariah Carey's records on.
Generation after generation of women have pledged to raise their daughters differently, only to find that their daughters grow up and fervently pledge the same thing.
I've got time, I hope, to make lots of quiet records. So quiet you won't be able to hear them.