I cannot provide the reality of events, I can only convey their shadow.
The French are the wittiest, the most charming, and up to the present, at all events, the least musical race on Earth.
Pendants have for two thousand years reiterated the notion that women have a more lively spirit, men more solidity; that women have more delicacy in their ideas and men greater power of attention. A Paris idler who once took a walk in the Versailles Gardens concluded that, judging from all he saw, the trees grow ready trimmed.
Puns are incompatible with murder.
I love her beauty, but I fear her mind.
Friendship has its illusions no less than love.