Do you know, I always have a distinct feeling of pleasure when I hear of married people parting. . . . But it isn't a malicious pleasure; There's nothing personal in it. . . . But marriage in general is such a humbug--you forgive the word.
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Source Notes: The Odd Women (chapter 27) (1893). Mrs. Cosgrove reacts to the breakup of the Widdowsons' unhappy and childless marriage.
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