Subjects — F
The pleasure of one’s effect on other people still exists in age — what’s called making a hit. But the hit is much rarer and made of different stuff.
We have progressively improved into a less spiritual species of tenderness — but the seal is not yet fixed though the wax is preparing for the impression.
Is not the whole world a vast house of assignation of which the filing system has been lost?
She learned to say things with her eyes that others waste time putting into words.
O Polly, you might have toyed and kissed, by keeping men off, you keep them on.
God created the flirt as soon as he made the fool.
There are few things that we so unwillingly give up, even in advanced age, as the supposition that we still have the power of ingratiating ourselves with the fair sex.
No matter how happily a woman may be married, it always pleases her to discover that there is a nice man who wishes that she were not.
The pretty fellows you speak of, I own entertain me sometimes, but is it impossible to be diverted with what one despises? I can laugh at a puppet show, at the same time I know there is nothing in it worth my attention or regard.
To have a man who can flirt is next thing to indispensable to a leader of society.