There are three things that none of the young men of the present generation can do.They can't sit over their wine;they can't play at wist;and they can't pay a lady a compliment.
Ah! I am a bad man, Lady Glyde, am I not? I say what other people only think, and when all the rest of the world is in a conspiracy to accept the mask for the true face, mine is the rash hand that tears off the plump pasteboard and shows the bare bones beneath.
Habits of literary composition are perfectly familiar to me. One of the rarest of all the intellectual accomplishments that a man can possess is the grand faculty of arranging his ideas. Immense privilege! I possess it. Do you?
I am a bundle of nerves dressed up to look like a man!
No sensible man ever engages, unprepared, in a fencing match of words with a woman.
The best men are not consistent in good--why should the worst men be consistent in evil
If he was right, here was our quiet English house suddenly invaded by a devilish Indian Diamondbringing after it a conspiracy of living rogues, set loose on us by the vengeance of a dead man.
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