Being pregnant is an occupational hazard of being a wife
His purity was too great, his aspiration too high for this poor, miserable world! His great soul is now only enjoying that for which it was worthy!
An ugly baby is a very nasty object - and the prettiest is frightful.
We are not interested in the possibilities of defeat. They do not exist.
What you say of the pride of giving life to an immortal soul is very fine dear, but I own I cannot enter into that: I think much more of our being like a cow or a dog at such moments: when our poor nature becomes so very animal and unecstatic
I positively think that ladies who are always enceinte quite disgusting; it is more like a rabbit or guinea-pig than anything else and really it is not very nice.
I don't dislike babies, though I think very young ones rather disgusting.