Marriage is a bribe to make a housekeeper think
she's a householder.
Marriage, bribe, think, householder
Lord Southrop was, of course, eccentric in his views; and you never knew — here the housekeeper, with a despondent head-shake, paused, leaving unspoken the suggestion that a man who did not think or behave like other people might go mad at any moment.
Lord, course, eccentric, views, you, never, knew, here, despondent
Marriage is a bribe to make a housekeeper think she's a householder.