The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.
Good Lady Must Novel Person
A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.
Imagination Jumps Lady Love Matrimony
Sir, if you were my husband, I would poison your drink."
"Madam, if you were my wife, I would drink it."
Exchange between Lady Astor and Winston Churchill—
classic-insult drunk Wife
I'm no model lady. A model's just an imitation of the real thing.
Imitation Just Lady Model Real
What do you fear, lady?" [Aragorn] asked.
"A cage," [Éowyn] said. "To stay behind bars, until use and old age accept them, and all chance of doing great deeds is gone beyond recall or desire.
fear gender-roles Age
By the time you swear you're his,
Shivering and sighing.
And he vows his passion is,
Lady make note of this --
One of you is lying.
cynicism love lying passion Love