ought to be in love
a few times in his life, and to have a smart attack of the fever. You
better for it when it is over: the better for your misfortune, if you
it with a manly heart; how much the better for success, if you win it
a good wife into the bargain!—Thackeray.
that excellent mystery,
wedded life, irradiate the world with its blessed influences, were the
generous impulses and sentiments of courtship but perpetuated in all
exuberant fullness during the sequel of marriage!—Frederic Saunders.
lovers need never despair!
There are four-and-twenty hours in a day, and not a moment in the
in which a woman may not change her mind.—De Finod.
consists in a number
of quiet attentions, not so pointed as to alarm, nor so vague as not to
the being won,
in courtship, but
in wedlock wake!—Pope.
pleasantest part of a man's
life is generally that which passes in courtship, provided his passion
be sincere, and the party beloved kind with discretion. Love, desire,
all the pleasing emotions of the soul, rise in the pursuit.—Addison.