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"'I think so too Mamma. But can you imagine, I'm almost ashamed to say it, I'm not really in favour of what is known as an ideal marriage.'
'That's just like you. What are you actually in favour of then?'
'I'm ... well, I'm for share and share alike, and naturally for love and affection too. And if it can't be love and affection, for love, as Papa says, is just stuff and nonsense (which I don't actually believe), well then I'm for wealth and a grand house, a very grand house, where Prince Friedrich Karl comes for the shooting, either elk or capercaillie, or where the old Kaiser will call and have a gracious word for all the ladies, even the young ones. And when we're in Berlin I'll be for court balls and gala evenings at the opera, always close to the big central box.'...

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