What the eye doesn't see the heart doesn't grieve for
 W. Somerset Maugham, The Painted Veil (1925). copy citation

Author W. Somerset Maugham
Source The Painted Veil
Topic grief heart eyes
Date 1925
Language English
Weblink https://www.gutenberg.org/files/64682/64682-h/64682-h.htm


“I should never have thought you capable of it."
"I told you I was fond of her. I wouldn't do anything to cause her a moment's uneasiness. She's the best wife a man ever had."
"Have you never thought that you owed her any loyalty?"
"What the eye doesn't see the heart doesn't grieve for," he smiled.
She shrugged her shoulders.
"You're despicable."
"I'm human. I don't know why you should think me such a cad because I fell head over ears in love with you. I didn't particularly want to, you know."” source

Meaning and analysis

write a note