"There are some men, ma'am, who have such twisted natures that they cannot see virtue in another without hating it."
"It was impossible for her to listen to him unmoved. It was rarely that she had encountered a fellow-creature who understood any part of the ills of her situation [as a governess]."and
"...but do not let us speak ill of the dead! Death makes the worst of men instantly respectable, you know."
What are you reading?