To fortune I am perfectly indifferent, and shall make no demand of that nature on your father, since I am well aware that it could not be complied with; and that one thousand pounds in the four per cents, which will not be yours till after your mother's decease, is all
that you may ever be entitled to.
The devotion of a life - it seems a life, it is all
the same - is at an end; Miss Shepherd comes out of the morning service, and the Royal Family know her no more.
Well, Athenians, this and the like of this is all
the defence which I have to offer.
Love is all
very well in its way, but friendship is much higher.
And of course it is all
unanswerable, and as I ride along through the evening shadows I sneer at that Great Fetish which Comte called the world.