A man wants a wife who sits still, and not only still but on the same chair every day so that he knows where to find her should he happen to want anything.
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Source Notes: The Caravaners (chapter 14) (1909). This passage conveys the sentiments of Baron Von Ottringel, a Prussian army officer, reflecting on the merits of his first wife.
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