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Written by Moni
(10/2/2006 1:21 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, He's acidly funny?, penned by Mary Ellen
"His temper might perhaps be a little soured by finding, like many others of his sex, that through some unaccountable bias in favour of beauty, he was the husband of a very silly woman -- but she knew that this kind of blunder was too common for any *sensible* man to be lastingly hurt by it."
Perhaps he is just an example of extreme "sensible" according to the values of the day. It's difficult because this sentence contains a great deal of irony, and it's brilliant;-D
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