Ada Leverson

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Ada Leverson

You don't know a woman until you have a letter from herMore Ada Leverson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
She suspected him of infidelity, with and without reason, morning, noon and nightMore Ada Leverson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Everything comes to the man who won't waitMore Ada Leverson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Before he left, Aunt William pressed a sovereign into his hand guiltily, as if it were conscience money. He, on his side, took it as though it were a doctor's fee, and both ignored the transaction.More Ada Leverson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
He seemed at ease and to have the look of the last gentleman in Europe.More Ada Leverson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You don't know a woman until you have received a letter from her.More Ada Leverson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
As a rule the person found out in a betrayal of love holds, all the same, the superior position of the two. It is the betrayed one who is humiliated.More Ada Leverson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
She could carry off anything; and some people said that she did.More Ada Leverson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You don’t know a woman until you have had a letter from her.More Ada Leverson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Most people would far rather be seen through than not be seen at all.More Ada Leverson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
People were not charmed with Eglantine because she herself was charming, but because she was charmed.More Ada Leverson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Fog and hypocrisy - that is to say, shadow, convention, decency - these were the very things that lent to London its poetry and romance.More Ada Leverson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A butler in an English household should, however, be English, and as much like an archbishop as possible.More Ada Leverson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
envy, as a rule, is of success rather than of merit. No one would have objected to his talent deserving recognition - only to his getting it.More Ada Leverson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Everything comes to the man who won't wait.More Ada Leverson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Modesty is a valuable merit ... in people who have no other, and the appearance of it is extremely useful to those who have ...More Ada Leverson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
an optimist is the man who looks after your eyes, and the pessimist the person who looks after your feet.More Ada Leverson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is, of course, no joy so great as the cessation of pain; in fact all joy, active or passive, is the cessation of some pain, since it must be the satisfaction of a longing, even perhaps an unconscious longing.More Ada Leverson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Thou canst not serve both cod and salmon.More Ada Leverson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Absurdly improbable things are quite as liable to happen in real life as in weak literature.More Ada Leverson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It's always something to get one's wish, even if the wish is a failure.More Ada Leverson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
All really frank people are amusing, and would remain so if they could remember that other people may sometimes want to be frank and amusing too.More Ada Leverson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Some men are born husbands; they have a passion for domesticity, for a fireside, for a home. Yet, curiously, these men very rarely stay at home. Apparently what they want is to have a place to get away from.More Ada Leverson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Suspense is torture ... but delightful--or there'd be no gambling in the world.More Ada Leverson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A morbid propensity that causes great suffering in domestic life is often curiously infectious to the very person for whom it creates most suffering.More Ada Leverson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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