Most quarrels are inevitable at the time; incredible afterwards.
E. M. Forster
If we act the truth the people who really love us are sure to come back to us in the long run.
Disaster had shown her her limitations, and he realized now what a fine loyal character she was. Her humility was touching. She never repined at getting the worst of both worlds; she regarded it as the due punishment of her stupidity.
Affection explains everything.
Perhaps it was Helen's way of falling in love--a curious way to Margaret, whose agony and whose contempt of Henry were yet imprinted with his image. Helen forgot people. They were husks that had enclosed her emotion.
Look at those flies on the ceiling. Why have you not drowned them?" "Huzoor, they return." "Like all evil things.