“Yet I can't tell you the truth—I should shock you by letting you know how I give way to my impulses, and how much I feel that I shouldn't have been provided with attractiveness unless it were meant to be exercised! Some women's love of being loved is insatiable; and so, often, is their love of loving; and in the last case they may find that they can't give it continuously to the chamber-officer appointed by the bishop's licence to receive it.
But you are so straightforward, Jude, that you can't understand me! … Now you must go. I am sorry my husband is not at home."
"I perceive I have said that in mere convention! Honestly I don't think I am sorry.”