The Lord is mindful of his own. Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flieth by day….
Nothing is more dangerous than the well-meant efforts of the younger generation to assist you and show their sympathy.
Does anyone—want tea?
Ah, but you must have a Christmas uncomplicated by murder.
To begin with, you must realize that the threatening letters were in the nature of a blind. They might have been lifted bodily out of an indifferently written American crime novel.
Women can accept the fact that a man is a rotter, a swindler, a drug taker, a confirmed liar, and a general swine, without batting an eyelash, and without its impairing their affection for the brute in the least. Women are wonderful realists.