Will you not covet such power as this, and seek such throne as this, and be no more housewives, but queens There is no putting by that crown queens you must always be queens to your lovers queens to your husbands and sons queens of higher mystery to the world beyond.... But alas you are too often idle and careless queens, grasping at majesty in the least things, while you abdicate it in the greatest.
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Give a little love to a child, and you get a great deal back.
When a man is wrapped up in himself, he makes a pretty small package.
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