“It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.” ― Oscar Wilde
'… as for the rest, I think we have been to the same school, you and I; and to the same trade thereafter. Man has an animal appetite, or I would be nothing. I too have had my Margaret Lennox and my Agha Morat and my child-whore Joleta Reid Malett … more of each, and for longer. It has destroyed neither of us. And now nothing can hinder us.’
She could not see his eyes, but his lips were smiling.
‘No,’ he agreed. ‘Excellent the recompense and goodly the resting-place. Now nothing can hinder us.’