It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.
If I am to disclose to you what I should prefer if I follow theinclinationof mynature,it isthis: beggar-womanand single, far rather than queen and married!
I was ever of the opinion, that the honest man who married and brought up a large family, did more service than he who continued single and only talked of population.
All the wars that are now afoot in Europe have been fused together, and have become a single war.
The fountains mingle with the river, And the rivers with the ocean; The winds of heaven mix for ever With a sweet emotion; Nothing in the world is single; All things, bya law divine, In one spirit meet and mingle. Why not I with thine?
Behold her, single in the field, Yon solitary Highland Lass! Reaping and singing by herself; Stop here, or gently pass!
To live single isnot such a fearful disaster. I believe it may be a sign of a step forward in culture, education and the quality of life.
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