Women, however charming, have this disadvantage: they distract the mind from food!
Yes, said Miss Marple. The children of Lucifer are often beautiful—And as we know, they flourish like the green bay tree.
The heart of a woman who loves will forgive many blows.
A man doesn't want to feel that a woman cares more for him than he cares for her. He doesn't want to feel owned, body and soul. It's that damned possessive attitude. This man is mine---he belongs to me! He wants to get away --- to get free. He wants to own his woman; he doesn't want her to own him.
Why the worst women should always attract the best men is something hard to fathom!
Like many old people she slept lightly and had periods of wakefulness which she used for the planning of some action or actions to be carried out on the next or following days.