She Chews Her Food Well

I agree with the late William Cobbett about picking a wife. See that she chews her food well and sets her foot down firmly on the ground when she walks, and you’re all right.

– Gabriel Betteredge in Wilkie Collin’s The Moonstone. Words of wisdom, so ladies, chew with your mouth closed and walk confidently, and you’ll find yourselves a man.

(Just kidding, do whatever you want, I just think this quote is great).


2 thoughts on “She Chews Her Food Well

  1. Wow, I just finished the book Drood which has Wilkie Collins as the narrator! What timing, I only wish I could directly decode what the universe is communicating through such coincidences…

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