The far and the near must be relative, and depend on many varying circumstances.
Well, we must live and learn.
One man's style must not be the rule of another's.
Every thing was to take its natural course, however, neither impelled nor assisted.
Your mother may not speak to you if you do not marry him, but I will not speak to you if you do.
It is only by seeing women in their own homes, among their own set, just as they always are, that you can form any just judgment. Short of that, it is all guess and luck—and will generally be ill-luck. How many a man has committed himself on a short acquaintance, and rued it all the rest of his life!