There is a strange charm in the thoughts of a good legacy, or the hopes of an estate, which wondrously alleviates the sorrow that men would otherwise feel for the death of friends.
You know what charm is: a way of getting the answer yes without having asked any clear question.[Vous savez ce qu’est le charme: une manière de s’entendre répondre oui sans avoir posé aucune question claire.]
The one charm of marriage is that it makes a life of deception absolutely necessary for both parties.
She lacks the indefinable charm of weakness. It is the feet of clay that makes the gold of the image precious.
If you want to charm a woman, you have to make her feel unique, make her feel she’s being given special treatment, something no one else gets.
Charm was a scheme for making strangers like and trust a person immediately, no matter what the charmer had in mind.