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And if, when subdued, she knows but how to middle the matter between virtue and love, then will she be a wife for me: for already I am convinced that there is not a woman in the world that is love-proof and plot-proof, if she be not the person.
He himself, poor fellow, thought it love-proof; but he had not then met HER.
He himself, poor fellow, thought it love-proof; but he had not then met her.
The human heart cannot be rendered love-proof, and love is an element strong as tidal waves.
So was that the cause of the vexation I heard—that with him the warnings against wandering off weren’t even necessary, so good a job had his parents done on him, so love-proof had they made him, for fear the love would go in an unacceptable direction?
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