“Observing this, Henry remarked:
«Perhaps marriage will make you more human.»
At this she lowered the newspaper an inch or two, but said nothing. Indeed, she sat quite silent for over a minute. «When you consider things like the stars, our affairs don't seem to matter very much, do they?»
she said suddenly.
«I don't think I ever do consider things like the stars,» Henry replied. «I'm not sure that that's not the explanation, though,» he added, now observing her steadily.
«I doubt whether there is an explanation,» she replied rather hurriedly, not clearly understanding what he meant.”