“You see now, I was sure, that for many reasons any further acquaintance between us during your stay in London is quite impossible?
mrs. cheveley [Leaning back in her chair.] Do you know, Gertrude, I don't mind your talking morality a bit. Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we personally dislike.
You dislike me. I am quite aware of that. And I have always detested you. And yet I have come here to do you a service.
lady chiltern. [Contemptuously.] Like the service you wished to render my husband last night, I suppose.”