Bram Stoker quote about women from Dracula - I suppose that we women are such cowards that we think a man will save us from fears, and we marry him.
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I suppose that we women are such cowards that we think a man will save us from fears, and we marry him.
 Bram Stoker, Dracula (1897). copy citation

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Author Bram Stoker
Source Dracula
Topic women marriage fear cowardice
Date 1897
Language English
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“He is such a nice fellow, an American from Texas, and he looks so young and so fresh that it seems almost impossible that he has been to so many places and has had such adventures. I sympathise with poor Desdemona when she had such a dangerous stream poured in her ear, even by a black man. I suppose that we women are such cowards that we think a man will save us from fears, and we marry him. I know now what I would do if I were a man and wanted to make a girl love me. No, I don't, for there was Mr. Morris telling us his stories, and Arthur never told any, and yet—— My dear, I am somewhat previous.” source

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