Great events make me quiet and calm it is only trifles that irritate my nerves.
I think people really marry far too much it is such a lottery after all, and for a poor woman a very doubtful happiness.
When I think of a merry, happy, free young girl - and look at the ailing, aching state a young wife generally is doomed to - which you can't deny is the penalty of marriage.
A marriage is no amusement but a solemn act, and generally a sad one.
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