If you will thank me, let it be for yourself alone. That the wish of giving happiness to you, might add force to the other inducements which led me on, I shall not attempt to deny. But your family owe me nothing. Much as I respect them, I believe, I thought only of you.
A scheme of which every part promises delight, can never be successful; and general disappointment is only warded off by the defence of some little peculiar vexation.
Acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.
Picture of perfection make me sick and wicked.
What is passable in youth is detestable in later age.
If a book is well written, I always find it too short.