1 And this is the box in which I keep all your dear letters.
2 In any case, she is a monster, without being a myth, which is rather unfair.
3 They have moments of physical courage of which we women know absolutely nothing.
4 The presence of the servants exercises a restraining influence, under which both girls chafe.
5 To my own knowledge she has been thirty-five ever since she arrived at the age of forty, which was many years ago now.
6 Lord Bracknell would be highly displeased if he learned that that was the way in which you wasted your time and money.
7 People always seem to think that they are improper, and either look shocked, which is vulgar, or laugh, which is worse.
8 They give people the opportunity of finding out each other's character before marriage, which I think is never advisable.
9 Nothing will induce me to part with Bunbury, and if you ever get married, which seems to me extremely problematic, you will be very glad to know Bunbury.
10 In a moment of mental abstraction, for which I never can forgive myself, I deposited the manuscript in the basinette, and placed the baby in the hand-bag.
11 I had also with me a somewhat old, but capacious hand-bag in which I had intended to place the manuscript of a work of fiction that I had written during my few unoccupied hours.
12 It is my last reception, and one wants something that will encourage conversation, particularly at the end of the season when every one has practically said whatever they had to say, which, in most cases, was probably not much.