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Mrs. Bogue frowned slightly: she regards pregnancy as an act of disloyalty to the company. (Chapter 3)

Never believe what they tell you about maternal instinct… I don’t see how anyone can love their children till they start to be human beings. (Chapter 4)

Peter’s abstraction on these occasions gave me the feeling that he liked doing them because he had read about them somewhere, but I could never locate the quotations. (Chapter 7)

He was treating me as a stage prop; silent but solid, a two-dimensional outline. (Chapter 8)

I was astounded at myself. I’d never said anything remotely like that to him before. The funny thing was I really meant it. (Chapter 10)

I’ve never been silly about marriage the way Ainsley is. She’s against it on principle, and life isn’t by principles but by adjustments. (Chapter 11)

So I’m finally going mad,’ she thought, ‘like everybody else. What a nuisance. Though I... (Chapter 14)

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