I feel sure that no girl would go to the altar if she knew all.
I think people really marry far too much; it is such a lottery after all, and for a poor woman… (read more)
I don't dislike babies, though I think very young ones rather disgusting.
A marriage is no amusement but a solemn act, and generally a sad one.
An ugly baby is a very nasty object - and the prettiest is frightful.
Being married gives one one's position like nothing else can.
Being pregnant is an occupational hazard of being a wife.
Everybody grows but me.