(Mary Garth and Fred Vincy)
“No, indeed, father. I don’t love him because he is a fine match.”
“What for, then?”
“Oh, dear, because I have always loved him. I should never like scolding any one else so well; and that is a point to be thought of in a husband.”
-George Eliot, Middlemarch, ch. LXXXVI
Mary and Caleb Garth discussing Fred Vincy. George Eliot you are the best. The very best.