Not for the first time I find our lives are a shadow, and I am not afraid to say that people who think they have everything figured out and are masters of logic - they are responsible for the greatest folly. No human being is happy. Strike it rich and you are luckier than your neighbor - but happy, never.
Amongst mortals no man is happy; wealth may pour in and make one luckier than another, but none can happy be.
Death will be my wedding, children and glory.
Try refusing the arrangement, or later petition for divorce -- the first is impossible while the second is like admitting you're a whore.
For in other ways a woman is full of fear, defenseless, dreads the sight of cold steel; but, when once she is wronged in the matter of love, no other soul can hold so many thoughts of blood.